Former Catch executive author Julie Anne Robinson is on a move.
The executive and her CannyLads Productions shingle have sealed a two-year altogether understanding during Universal Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
As partial of a pact, Robinson will furnish and approach for a studio. She also brings her CannyLads group with her, that includes conduct of growth Kelly Pancho and artistic exec Emman Sadorra.
“We have been fans of Julie Anne’s work for utterly some time, so when she became available, we literally jumped during a possibility to move her to Universal Television,” studio president Pearlena Igbokwe pronounced Tuesday in a statement. “She’s an extraordinary executive with a good eye for material.”
The understanding brings Robinson to Universal after 5 years during ABC Studios, where she helped rise mixed projects, including a Shonda Rhimes-produced array The Catch. Robinson destined a commander for a uncover and served as an executive author for dual seasons before ABC canceled pulled a block progressing this month.
Before that, Robinson had destined mixed episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and Private Practice, as good as pilots for ABC array including The Middle and a ephemeral Selfie, that she also exec produced.
“I adore operative with writers,” pronounced Robinson. “I began in museum — building plays with writers in London, and that led naturally to producing and directing for a screen. The creativity and passion of a author has always been my proclivity and continues to be a executive passion of a work during CannyLads Productions. we wish to appreciate ABC Studios for a good 5 years, and looking brazen to fasten a Universal Television family as an sparkling new section begins.”
Robinson is a latest Shondaland grad to burst to Universal Television. She joins Jenna Bans, who done a jump final summer and saw her initial play commander during a studio, Good Girls, picked adult to array as partial of NBC’s 2017-18 schedule.
Robinson’s film work includes The Last Song and One for a Money. She is repped by CAA and Sloan Offer.