Blue Star vet will act as VP of creative affairs

Red Wagon, the Sony-based shingle run by Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher, has tapped Rhiannon Meier as VP of creative affairs.

Meier, former director of development for Blue Star Pictures, will be responsible for bringing in new material as well as developing Red Wagon’s current slate.

At Blue Star, Meier was credited as co-producer on “Daddy Day Camp” with Cuba Gooding Jr. and as associate producer on “Bangkok Dangerous,” starring Nicolas Cage. Meier also served stints at MGM and Catch 23 Entertainment; she started her career at Motion Picture Corp. of America.

Red Wagon is developing “The Historian,” a Columbia thriller about a woman who battles vampires while searching for her father in Europe. Company has lined up Michael Mann to direct “Death of a Dissident,” the story of the poisoned former spy Alexander Litvinenko, for Col.

Also in the works: An adaptation of “The Giver” for Warners; “Uprising,” an adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s The Chancellor Manuscript” that will star Leonardo DiCaprio; “Seven Year Switch”; and “Tokyo Suckerpunch” with Tobey Maguire.

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