Universal Pictures Names Julie Hutchinson Vice President, Feature Casting
UNIVERSAL PICTURES JULIE HUTCHINSON Julie Hutchinson, Vice President, Feature Casting, Universal Pictures. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
...UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Julie Hutchinson has joined Universal Pictures as vice president, feature casting, Mary Parent and Scott Stuber, presidents, production, Universal Pictures announced today.
duties on the Universal lot Monday, August 26.
http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020910/LATU083-b ) Ms. Hutchinson will report to Joanna Colbert, senior vice president, feature casting, until the end of the year when Ms. Colbert becomes a non-exclusive consultant for the studio as an independent casting director.
"We have admired Julie's
work for a long time and are very happy to have her at Universal
," said Ms. Parent and Mr. Stuber.
...Ms. Hutchinson comes to Universal from 20th Century Fox where she has served as vice president of feature casting since July 1999.She joined Fox as director of feature casting in July 1995.While at Fox, she supervised the casting of films including "X-Men" and "X-Men 2," "Unfaithful," "Big Momma's House," "Entrapment," "Dr.
Dolittle," "Great Expectations," "Soul Food," "One Fine Day" and "Independence Day." As director of casting at CBS-TV from July 1992 until July 1995, Ms. Hutchinson supervised the casting of comedy pilots and comedy series as well as current programming.Earlier, she was casting director on the feature film "Queens Logic" and casting associate on films including "Rising Sun," "Patriot Games," "Father of the Bride," "Mortal Thoughts," "Defenseless" and "The Public Eye."She
assisted in casting more than 500 commercials as an associate of Barbara Shapiro in New York where she
also assisted in casting John Sayles' films "Matewan" and "The Brother from Another Planet." Universal
Pictures is a division of Vivendi UNIVERSAL Entertainment
(VUE) ( http://www.universalstudios.com/ ), the U.S.-based film, television and recreation entity of Vivendi Universal
, a global media and communications company.