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SPT alum Scott Landsman named TV head at Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks

Former Sony Pictures Television (SPT) comedy exec Scott Landsman has joined Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions banner as head of television.

Scott Landsman

Landsman, who was formerly senior VP of comedy development at SPT, spent more than a decade with the company before exiting at the end of last year.

While at SPT, he oversaw development of series including Twisted Metal (Peacock), Woke (Hulu) and The Afterparty (Apple TV+).

In his new role, he will oversee Seven Bucks’ production and development slate.

LA-based Seven Bucks also hired Melissa Fried as VP of film development and production.

Melissa Fried

Fried was most recently part of the motion picture literary team and earlier in her career was an entertainment lawyer.

“Scott has consistently shown his ability to create some of television’s most appealing shows and his expertise will be invaluable as Seven Bucks continues to scale its television endeavors,” said Seven Bucks’ president of production Hiram Garcia.

“On the film side, Melissa’s brilliant instincts on content and her unique ability to partner with and cultivate visionary creators will further strengthen our blockbuster slate.”

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