Augmenting its executive corps, FilmColony, Richard Gladstein’s Los Angeles-based production company, has hired Mitchell Solomon as senior VP of production and Adam Robinson as director of development.
Solomon, who will report directly to Gladstein, will oversee all phases of FilmColony’s production and development slate. He previously worked for Riche/Ludwig Prods., as VP of development since 1995, where he most recently developed “Mouse Hunt,” a feature in pre-production at DreamWorks.
Robinson joins FilmColony after working as a story editor at Miramax.Gladstein, a former exec VP of production at Miramax, ankled his post at the New York company two years ago to form FilmColony, which hit the ground with a three-year exclusive production deal with his former employer. Since that time FilmColony has co-produced “From Dusk Till Dawn” with A Band Apart Prods.
FilmColony is currently in post-production on “Since You’ve Been Gone” (formerly known as “Dogwater”), directed by David Schwimmer and starring Teri Hatcher, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joey Slotnick and Schwimmer. The film will be released by Miramax.
The company is also developing an adaptation of John Irving’s novel “The Cider House Rules,” as well as Paul Auster’s adaptation of his novel “Mr. Vertigo,” with Agnieska Holland attached to direct and Nick Wechsler co-producing.
In March, FilmColony will hang its shingle at new offices it will share with Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender’s A Band Apart Prods. and Robert Rodriguez’s Los Hooligans Prods.