eOne has selected Chris Henigman as its new Senior Vice President of Scripted Television. He will focus on developing and packaging television projects. variety learned exclusively.
“I’m very excited to join eOne’s incredible team. In addition to eOne’s slate of great original series, Hasbro has a lot of lovable IP that I’ve been a big fan of since I was a kid. Already exciting. We are pleased to continue showing these projects in addition to our outstanding TV shows,” Henigman said in a statement.
Prior to his appointment, Henigmann Worked as a consultant for eOne.
“Chris has been an integral part of eOne’s TV division and we are delighted to have him officially join the team. .
Henigman joins eOne with over 15 years of experience in scripted television. Most recently, he directed his series of originals at Netflix, including hits such as the Netflix-Marvel series Altered He’s Carbon, The Witcher, Cowboy Bebop and Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.
He has also contributed to the procurement and development of new and well-known IP such as ‘Conan the Barbarian’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed’. Before he started working at Netflix, he was a development director at Valhalla Entertainment. In this role, he worked on his hit series ‘The Walking Dead’ and developed several other pilots for multiple networks.
Henigman began his career in the entertainment industry at CAA and graduated from USC’s Marshall School of Business.