Helwig has joined this month as Executive Vice President, Scripted and is based in the company’s La division, reporting to London-based International Studios President Jeff Wachtel.
He is coming off the back of a first-look producing deal at Legendary, where he served as exec produced on Netflix’s Lost in Space, which launched last year and has been picked up for a second season, and Mike Mignola’s feature of reboot of Hellboy for Lionsgate. Helwig (left) will work closely with International Studios’ development teams and production companies including Downton Abbey producer Carnival, Matchbox Pictures, Heyday Television, Working Title TV and Lark Productions to support U.S. based development, sales and production. He will also lead the company’s relationship with U.S. networks and Svod buyers.
Prior to producing,