EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated screenwriter John Orloff, co-executive producer of the highly anticipated Apple TV series Masters of the Air, has signed with Verve for representation.
Masters of the Air, produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and starring Austin Butler and Barry Keoghan, is set to premiere Friday, January 26. Based on Donald L. Miller’s book, the limited series follows the true story of an American bomber group in World War II. Orloff serves as co-executive producer and wrote all nine episodes.
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Orloff’s previous credits inclue the critically acclaimed Band of Brothers, which earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries. It won seven Emmys and the Golden Globe for Best Miniseries, and at the time was the most expensive miniseries ever produced. He also wrote A Mighty Heart, for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay and Angelina Jolie a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. Additionally, he worked on Legend of the Guardians, directed by Zack Snyder, and the historical epic Anonymous, directed by Roland Emmerich.
Orloff, who was previously with CAA, will continue to be repped by attorneys Ken Richman and Bryan Swatt at Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.
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