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Hightown Creator Ties Up with Lionsgate Television


Rebecca Cutter, the creator, writer and producer of the hit Starz original series Hightown, has signed an overall deal with Lionsgate Television.

The agreement comes on the heels of the second season renewal of Cutter’s crime drama series for Starz, which is produced by Lionsgate Television, executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and stars Monica Raymund. Cutter is known for her work as producer and writer on Gotham for FOX. She was also a writer on The Mentalist, which ran for seven seasons.

“I’m thrilled to expand my partnership with the Lionsgate family, which truly encourages collaboration and enables storytellers to push the envelope through their content unapologetically,” said Cutter. “Together, we’ll continue to bring dynamic stories and multidimensional characters that challenge and excite television audiences.”

“Rebecca has a powerful creative voice and unique vision that embraces bold, provocative and exciting stories that are also empowering,” said Lionsgate’s executive VP of television and head of development, Scott Herbst. “We’re humbled that she’s chosen us as her creative home and look forward to working together on creating more premium content that resonates with television viewers everywhere.”

About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at [email protected]


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