Gary Dauberman has signed up a first-look television deal with Universal Content Productions (UCP), the studio declared Tuesday. Under the agreement, Dauberman will compose and create scripted projects across all programs. He’ll also establish his own production firm, Coin Operated.
Dauberman is popularly famous for his work on the screenplay to the newest movie version of”IT” and its sequel, together with Dauberman also serving as executive producer on”IT: Chapter Two.” He’s also famous for his job writing for”The Conjuring” film franchise, with written the scripts for”Annabelle,””Annabelle: Creation,” and”Annabelle Comes Home,” with Dauberman making his directorial debut on the last movie. “It: Chapter 2″ and”Annabelle Comes Home” were the highest-grossing horror films of all 2019. On the other hand, Dauberman and Mark Verheiden co-created that the DC Universe string”Swamp Thing.”
He’s repped by ICM for directing and producing, Industry Entertainment, and Felker Toczek.
Dauberman is the most recent addition to UCP’s recent lineup of first-look deals, together with others such as John Carpenter, Emmy Rossum, and Steve Piet and Erik Crary. UCP also has entire deals with Sam Esmail, Nick Antosca, and Patrick Macmanus.
UCP is currently a part of NBCUniversal Content Studios, the new unit of NBCUniversal beneath Bonnie Hammer. UCP has jobs across several programs and streaming solutions, including many jobs for Peacock, the ad-supported NBCU streaming service which will start rolling out later this season. Those projects include a series adaptation of”Brave New World, a”Battlestar Galactica” reboot from Esmail, along with the show”Angelyne” starring Rossum.