CBS Films taps Toulon

Will serve as executive vp and general counsel

CBS Films has named Rik Toulon as exec vp and general counsel, reporting to COO Bruce Tobey.

Toulon will oversee all legal matters for the film banner.

He is a veteran of Katten Muchin Rosenman; as a partner there, he repped a wide range of entertainment clients including Sony, Paramount, New Line and a host of TV nets.

CBS Films has been beefing up its staff and is developing a range of material, including properties from novelist Vince Flynn and screenwriter Dan Fogelman, and is moving forward on the Harrison Ford medical drama "Crowley."