‘Hunters’ Exec Cory Lanier Joins Village Roadshow Television As SVP, Scripted TV
EXCLUSIVE: Village Roadshow is bolstering its television ranks.
The company’s television arm has hired Cory Lanier, who has worked on series including Amazon’s Hunters and Jordan Peele comedy series Weird City.
Lanier joins as SVP, Scripted Television. He will report to Village Roadshow’s Alix Jaffe, EVP, Television.
He will help the company produce scripted content across all platforms including streaming, network, and syndication.
Lanier joins from Sreda Global, where he was SVP, establishing an LA studio for the international company. He was previously VP, Television Series and Digital at Sonar Entertainment, where he produced Weird City and Amazon docuseries Lorena as well as exec producing Team Downey’s YouTube Premium docuseries The Age of AI.
In addition to helping develop and oversee Hunters, he had a four year stint at Legendary Television, serving as Vice President, Television and Digital Studios, and also worked for veteran film producer Hunt Lowry.
Television projects currently in development at Village Roadshow include Myst, based on the popular video game universe, A Moveable Feast, an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s autobiographical novel as a young writer in Paris, Nash Bridges, a reboot of the hit CBS television series starring Don Johnson, The Athena Protocol, a globe-spanning thriller based on the book series and Hogan’s Heroes, a reboot of the classic series.
“We’re delighted for Cory to join us as we expand our leadership team. With his impeccable taste, tremendous breadth of experience and great working relationships across the industry, he will be a wonderful asset,” said Jaffe.
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