Shine Books Belzberg for Scripted Slot

Film and TV producer Leslie Belzberg has joined Shine America as senior veep of scripted production.

Belzberg, who recently produced “Scorpion King: Rise of the Dead” and exec produced “Crazy Heart,” will oversee day-to-day scripted production for the shingle. Shine is bowing its first scripted series, “The Bridge,” on FX this summer.

“Leslie’s vast experience as a hands-on producer of both TV and film make her the ideal addition to our team as we look to build our scripted series slate,” said Carolyn Bernstein, exec veep of scripted programming at Shine.

Belzberg has worked extensively with John Landis, co-creating TV shingle St. Clare Entertainment with the helmer. Production company is responsible for programs including HBO’s “Dream On,” USA’s “Weird Science” and Disney’s “Honey I Shrunk The Kids.” Landis and Belzberg also teamed for feature films like “Susan’s Plan,” “Blues Brothers 2000” and “Beverly Hills Cop III.”

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