Electric Entertainment launching int'l unit
Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment shingle is teaming with former Arclight Films U.S. sales head Nicolas Chartier to launch an overseas sales company, Voltage Pictures.
Voltage will handle foreign sales on Electric’s film and TV slate, as well as fare from other companies. First Electric project for Voltage will be “The Triangle,” which is set to preem Stateside on the Sci Fi Channel as a six-hour, three-part series.
Devlin and helmer Bryan Singer are the creators of “Triangle.”
Voltage also is handling upcoming original movie “The Librarian 2,” starring Noah Wyle. Pic will lense this summer.
Chartier previously worked with Electric to sell the first installment of “Librarian.” At Arclight, he was involved with sales of “Lord of War”; “Head in the Clouds”; and “New Police Story,” starring Jackie Chan.
Exec also held posts at the Vortex and Myriad labels.
“It has always been my intention to streamline the marketing and distribution of our projects on a global basis,” Devlin said.