Rebecca Hobbs, Executive Vice President of MacLaren Entertainment, heads development and production for Director, Producer Michelle MacLaren (BREAKING BAD, GAME OF THRONES, WESTWORLD) under their First Look deal at Sony Television Studios. She is attached to produce Michelle MacLaren’s feature film debut THE NIGHTINGALE based on the NYT bestselling novel of the same name by Kristen Hannah for Sony TriStar which will shoot later this year.
In addition, Rebecca is producing THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF ROBERT PEACE based on the NYT bestselling book by her husband Jeff Hobbs for IM Global and Antoine Fuqua. Formerly, SVP at Film 44 (director Peter Berg’s company) she was the Co-Executive Producer on HBO’s STATE OF PLAY and developed a whole slate of projects including HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS. Prior to that she was a VP at Oprah’s Harpo Films focusing on book adaptations for film and television.
Rebecca graduated from Cornell University and lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jeff and their two children.
If you want to watch Rebecca's talk with Cohort VI, follow the link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4DA-LEwPmE