Nick Phillips upped at Screen Gems

To oversee production on select titles

Screen Gems has promoted Nick Phillips to senior vp production. He will oversee production on select titles for the studio's slate and continue to report to Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper.

Phillips will oversee "Straw Dogs," the remake of the 1971 thriller being written and directed by Rod Lurie; "Boulevard," with rapper T.I.; a remake of "The Big Chill," which stars Regina King; an untitled Hamptons-set comedy; and "The Crossing," a project he brought into the studio.

Phillips served as vp production and oversaw "This Christmas" starring Chris Brown and "First Sunday" starring Ice Cube. Before Screen Gems, he worked at Dimension.