EXCLUSIVE: Former Game of thrones Star Lena Headey expands the management team of her Peephole Productions, appointing Jamie Rhys-Lawrence as head of development.
Rhys-Lawrence comes to Judas from Sharon Hall’s War Mom Productions. She will join Headey and Tina Thor, who will be the executive producers of all of Peephole’s projects, both in film and on television.
As part of Peephole Productions’ first look deal with Boat Rocker Studios, Headey stars in the company’s co-production of Zak Penn’s television adaptation of Hugh Howey’s sci-fi novel Beacon 23 via Spectrum Originals and AMC. Judas and Boat Rocker are also in development on Christian McKay Heidicker’s Newbery Honor children’s book, Scary stories for young foxes.
Rhys-Lawrence most recently served as Director of Development at War Mom, where she oversaw a series of television and feature film projects under and beyond the company’s Sony Pictures Television deal. She has developed several series including Unsportsmanlike conduct, with Lesli Linka Glatter directing, and Special topics in calamity physicss, based on the novel.
Prior to her stint at War Mom, Rhys-Lawrence worked as the head of scripted series at the Weinstein Company, where she was the executive in charge of production of the limited series. Waco for Paramount Network and executive point on a drama series Six for History Channel as well as Yellowstone for Paramount Network. Previously, Rhys-Lawrence spent four years at FX Networks and began his career in the television department of CAA.
Peephole Productions is taken over by CAA and TMT Media Group.