Mandeville Films and Television, home of projects such as “Bringing Down the House,” “Raising Helen,” “Walking Tall” and USA’s “Monk,” has named two new veepees of development.
The production shingle has brought in Gotham New Line exec Dorian Howard in addition to upping director of development Albert Page.
Howard, who served as a creative exec at New Line, worked on projects such as “The Parker Grey Show” and Brad Pitt/Jennifer Aniston production “The Time Traveler’s Wife.”
Page, who has served as director of development at Mandeville for nine months, previously occupied the same post at Jinks/Cohen, where he worked on Renee Zellweger-Ewan McGregor romantic laffer “Down With Love” and Tim Burton’s “Big Fish.” He also co-penned “Family Firm,” which is set up at Paramount.
Howard and Page will be responsible for finding projects for development as well as working on existing films such as a remake of “Topper” and a sequel to “Bringing Down the House.”
Both will report to Mandeville CEO David Hoberman and prexy Todd Lieberman.