Elizabeth Cantillon will transition from her position as evp of production at Columbia Pictures to a long-term, first-look producing deal with the studio.

Straight away Cantillon joins the production team on the untitled Ridley Scott drama based on Game Brain, about the prevalence of concussion in football players.

Cantillon joined Columbia Pictures in 2005 and oversaw Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace and Skyfall (pictured), as well as The Social Network and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, among others.

Before Sony she served as evp of production at MGM Studios.