Under the pact, Hartley will develop and produce new projects for broadcast, cable and streaming through his newly launched company, ChangeUp Productions. Hartley will work with Julianna Larosa, whom he has hired as VP, Head of Development and Production.
Most recently, Larosa served as Manager of Development at Greg Garcia’s CBS TV Studios-based Amigos de Garcia Productions since 2013. There, she worked on such series as The Guest Book for TBS and The Millers for CBS. Additionally, Larosa produced a 10-episode scripted comedy web series, The MacMillan Genius Grant.
Hartley is the latest This Is Us star to land a pod deal with 20th TV, joining Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown.
Hartley plays one of The Big Three,