New Regency has hired Netflix’s former director of U.S. overall deals Laura Delahaye as head of domestic television.
In her new role, Delahaye will oversee the company’s growing slate of U.S. television projects, while the international lineup continues to be led by Ed Rubin. She will report to New Regency chairman and CEO Yariv Milchan and president of motion pictures and television Natalie Lehmann.
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New Regency’s current domestic TV projects include Donald Glover’s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” series at Amazon and Netflix’s “Man On Fire” adaptation from Kyle Killen.
“Adding Laura’s expertise to our team is an instrumental step as we continue to grow our footprint in the television space,” Milchan said. “Her keen eye for identifying great stories and cultivating relationships with talent will only fortify our growing slate of television, and Natalie and I are thrilled to have her on board.”
Delahaye added: “New Regency is one the most exciting companies in television today, with both a rich legacy and strong momentum thanks to its recent successes and compelling slate of upcoming series. I look forward to building upon the division’s strong recent growth and expanding a library that includes some of the best works of the last few decades.”
Most recently, Delahaye served as director of overall deals, UCAN at Netflix where she developed and launched series including “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” as well as Seasons 3 and 4 of “Ozark.” She also managed development from overall deals with Jason Bateman’s Aggregate and Brad Falchuk’s Teley-Vision. Previously, Delahaye was manager of global originals, including Marvel’s “The Punisher” and “Luke Cage,” and prior to that, served as an executive at Fox 21 Television Studios.
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