Obst ups Young

Exec promoted to VP of development

Lynda Obst has promoted Saskia Young to VP of development at Lynda Obst Prods.

Before joining the Paramount-based production shingle in January, Young was an associate producer of the Off Broadway hit “Matt and Ben.”

Prior to that, she was a creative exec at Fox 2000, where she worked on projects including “Down with Love,” “Phone Booth” and “Drumline.”

At Obst Prods., Young is working on Steven Spielberg’s “Interstellar,” romantic comedy “Lights Out, Can You Keep a Secret?” and “Further Adventures in Babysitting.”

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