Fox Broadcasting Co. entertainment president Gail Berman is leaving the network to take a top creative post at Paramount Pictures under newly appointed chairman and CEO Brad Grey.

"Paramount Pictures is in discussions with Gail Berman for a senior creative role at the studio," said the studio in a release. "We hope to conclude the discussions shortly."

In an e-mail to studio employees, Grey reiterated: "As reported, we are in discussions with Gail Berman to come to the studio in a senior role. While I don't have anything official to report yet, I hope the discussions with Gail will conclude very soon."

Representatives for Berman, Fox, Grey, Paramount and Viacom all declined further comment.

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