Skydance Television Ties Up with Jack Reacher Showrunner Nick Santora


Skydance Television has entered into an exclusive multiyear overall agreement with writer-producer Nick Santora, who currently serves as showrunner and executive producer on the studio’s upcoming series Jack Reacher for Amazon Prime.

Under the agreement, Santora will create, develop and produce event-level original scripted series for the studio. Santora is best known for creating and serving as executive producer and showrunner on Scorpion as well as co-writing, creating, showrunning and executive producing Breakout Kings. His writing and producing credits include work on the series Prison Break, The Sopranos, Law & Order, The Guardian and Lie to Me and the movies Punisher: War Zone and The Longshots.

“Nick has impeccable taste and an amazing facility for all aspects of creating and producing television,” said Bill Bost, president of Skydance Television. “He is masterful at telling sophisticated stories for a global audience and we are beyond excited to continue collaborating with him.”

“It’s been an honor to step into the world Lee Child created with Jack Reacher and I’m thrilled to expand my partnership with Skydance,” said Santora. “David, Dana and Bill share my desire to tell larger than life stories with remarkable characters and I look forward to working together with the entire Skydance creative team to create compelling television series.”

In addition to Santora, Skydance Television has overall deals with David S. Goyer, Alison Schapker, Lewaa Nasserdeen and Olivia Purnell.