Exec named production sr. veep

Innes Weir has been named senior vice prexy of production at Warner Bros. Television-based John Wells Prods.

Weir will run the company’s feature development and production activities, including the discovery of material, tracking books for potential purchase and oversight of film projects.

Previously, Weir served as veepee of production for Neufeld/Rehme Prods., where he was involved in such films as “Pathfinder” and “The Vulture Fund” and telepics “Blind Faith” and “Deacons of Defense.”

Kristin Harms, president of Wells Prods., has also hired Laura Holstein to serve as director of development. Holstein was previously a creative exec for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.

Wells has been executive producer of NBC’s top-rated drama “ER” since the series’ inception, and is also exec producing the new NBC drama “Trinity.”

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