Annapurna Launches A TV Division

Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures has hired HBO exec Sue Naegle to launch a TV division for the prestige film production and finance company.

Naegle served as president of entertainment for HBO from 2008 to 2013, shepherding development of “Boardwalk Empire,” “True Blood,” “Girls” and more. She will bring a handful of projects with her to her new posting.

Founded in 2011, Annapurna Pictures has been behind some of the most talked about studio films of the past few years including “Zero Dark Thirty,” “The Master,” “Lawless,” “Spring Breakers,” “American Hustle,” “Foxcatcher,” “Her,” “Joy,” “Sausage Party,” “Everybody Wants Some” and the upcoming “20th Century Women”.

Source: Variety