By RACHEL ABRAMS
The Weinstein Co. has tapped development vet Leah Holzer as veep of production.
Holzer, reporting to TWC production prexy Donna Gigliotti, will help manage physical production of TWC films including David O. Russell’s “The Silver Linings Playbook” and “The Boys in the Boat.” Kenneth Branagh will direct the latter pic, based on a non-fiction book by Daniel James Brown, which centers on Washington U.’s rowing team.
Holzer spent three years overseeing feature development at Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne’s Unique Features prior to joining TWC. Before that, Holzer was a creative exec at New Line Cinema.