Shine scripts Belzberg hire

Exec named senior scripted production veep

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

Belzberg, who recently produced “Scorpion King: Rise of the Dead” and exec produced “Crazy Heart,” will oversee day-to-day scripted production for Shine, which bows 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, Shine’s exec scripted programming veep.

Belzberg has worked extensively with John Landis, co-creating TV’s St. Clare Entertainment with the helmer. Production company is responsible for programs including Disney’s “Honey I Shrunk the Kids.” Landis and Belzberg also teamed for features including “Beverly Hills Cop III.”

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