Regina Hall appeals to Tom Heller as president of its Rh Negative entertainment – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Regina Hall created Foxcatcher and Mud Executive producer Tom Heller will serve as chairman of his production shingle, Rh Negative Entertainment, which recently entered into a first-look television deal with Showtime as well as a six-picture feature film deal with ViacomCBS’s MTV Entertainment Group.

“Tom is an exceptional producer and we share a parallel approach to the business and a vision for the future,” said the Black monday EP and star. “I look forward to our creative efforts and am excited to discover compelling new ways of telling stories together.”

Heller comes to Rh Negative after working as a partner with film and television production company Catch & Release Films. The industry vet started out at ICM before heading up finance and production company Everest Entertainment for seven years.

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His production and executive production credits include critically acclaimed films such as the drama directed by Lee-Daniels. Precious, By Danny Boyle 127 hours, and Win-win starring Paul Giamatti and directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom McCarthy.

Heller also produced Sony Pictures Classics’ Foxcatcher, with Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo, after discovering the source material for the story in 2004 and acquiring the lifetime rights to Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz. The film was nominated for five Oscars.

“I have long admired Regina, as an extraordinary talent with remarkable taste, and couldn’t be more thrilled to join her,” said Heller. “We share a common vision to make Rh Negative Entertainment a hotbed of quirky, resonant stories and the next wave of creators. I am delighted to be working closely with her, alongside our partners at Showtime and Viacom, to create impactful content across all media. “

Rh Negative aims to produce various projects with the aim of telling meaningful and impactful stories.

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