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Platt, Artists TV Group ink prod’n deal

Pact to create many skeins

Film industry vet Marc Platt has inked a first-look TV production deal with Artists Television Group.

The former Universal prexy has set up Marc Platt Productions to create feature films, TV series and live theater. The company is based on the Universal lot.

“Marc has been involved with some terrific movies and we look forward to working with him to produce great television shows,” said ATG prexy Eric Tannenbaum.

Said Platt, “This is a great opportunity to develop a variety of television series together.”

Most recently, Platt helped develop the upcoming Universal releases “Man on the Moon” and “Snow Falling on Cedars.” Platt has served as president of production at Universal Pictures, TriStar Pictures and Orion Pictures.

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