Ellzey tapped Fox exec VP

Former Scott Free prexy moves to Twentieth Century

Twentieth Century Fox has tapped production exec Lisa Ellzey as an exec VP.

Ellzey served five years as president of Scott Free Prods. before ankling last summer.

“We’ve been working with Lisa since Scott Free came to Fox four years ago, so this feels like an extension of what has already been a remarkable relationship,” said 20th Century Fox president Hutch Parker, to whom Ellzey will report.

During her Scott Free tenure, Ellzey produced “In Her Shoes” and exec produced “Domino” and “Kingdom of Heaven” in addition to Emmy winner “The Gathering Storm.”

Ellzey also produced Fox’s “Tristan and Isolde,” set for release in February.

Before joining Scott Free, Ellzey served as president of Sonnenfeld-Josephson and VP of Red Wagon Prods.

Scott Free tapped Michael Costigan to replace Ellzey as president two months ago (Daily Variety, Aug. 2).

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