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Killen signs with Fox Entertainment

Fox Entertainment has signed writer and producer Kyle Killen (Halo, Mind Games, Awake) to a direct, exclusive, broadcast-only talent deal.

Kyle Killen

Killen will develop scripted series for the Fox network, with projects being developed under the Chapter Eleven production banner, where Killen is partnered with Scott Pennington.

Killen’s recent credits include the upcoming cable drama Halo, based on the hit videogame and starring Pablo Schreiber.

Previously, he created the network dramas Mind Games and Awake, as well as Fox’s Lone Star. Killen also wrote feature The Beaver, directed by Jodie Foster and starring Mel Gibson.

It joins other recent direct-talent deals at Fox Entertainment including those with Mara Brock Akil, Jeff Davis and Sarah Watson.

The latter wrote and will executive produce a drama pilot from SideCar Content Accelerator, Warner Bros Television and Amblin TV.

Michael Thorn, president, entertainment at Fox Entertainment, described Killen as a “rare voice who is able to write in any genre that interests him.”

Fox Entertainment’s programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Masked Singer, Empire, Prodigal Son, Last Man Standing, 24, The X-Files and American Idol.


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