Hot Sheet March 2007


Walt Becker '95
Will write, direct, and executive produce Runt, a comedy pitch that was recently acquired by Dimension Films.

Todd Black '82
Will produce Columbia's Cooked, which was originally a book by Jeff Henderson, an inner-city drug dealer turned Las Vegas celebrity chef.

Michael Bostick '90
Will produce Universal and Shady Acres's Tour de Frank, a comedy about the competitive world of bicycle racing.

Ted Braun '89
Will direct the independent documentary An Indifferent World.

Alice Brooks '01
Is nominated for an L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for her work on the Mark Taper Forum stage play iWitness, where she creatively combined theater and film on the stage; she also shot the independent thriller Ten 'Til Noon.

Arvin Chen
Won the Silver Bear award in the short film competition for his short Mei at the Berlin Film Festival.

Ronnie Christensen '94
Will write action thriller High Stakes, which David R. Ellis will direct.

Karen Croner '87
Wrote the script for Tulia, which will star Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton. The movie is based on the book Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town by Nate Blakeslee.

David Cunningham
Will direct the fantasy film The Dark Is Rising, for 20th Century Fox and Walden Media.

Kevin Feige '95
Has become the top creative executive at Marvel Studios.

Russel Friend '95
Has signed a multiyear deal with NBC Universal for House, which will raise him to an executive producer.

Jonathan Glickman '93
Will produce Spyglass's 27 Dresses, which will star Katherine Heigl.

David Goyer '88
Will write the script for the remake of the 1981 David Cronenberg horror pic Scanners.

Brian Grazer '74
Will produce an American version of Cache, for Universal and Imagine; will produce Universal'sThe Changeling, which will be directed by Clint Eastwood.

Jonathan Mark Harris
Is producing the independent documentary An Indifferent World.

Ron Howard
Will direct an American version of Cache, for Universal; will produce Universal'sThe Changeling, which will be directed by Clint Eastwood.

Jon Landau '75
Is producing Avatar, a science fiction film, which will be directed by James Cameron.

Garrett Lerner '95
Has signed a multiyear deal with NBC Universal for House, which will raise him to an executive producer.

Shawn Levy '94
Will direct action-comedy The Hardy Men based on the mystery series book The Hardy Boys for 20th Century Fox.

Paul Maibaum '75
Will be the director of photography on the ABC/Touchstone TV pilot See Jayne Run.

Ori Marmur '93
Will executive produce New Line's Escape From New York, which will star Gerard Butler.

Kam Miller '02
Landed a staff writer position on the TV drama Law & Order SVU.

Neal Moritz '85
Will produce New Line's remake of Escape From New York, which will star Gerard Butler.

Jeff Nachmanoff '94
Wrote and directed Traitor, a politically charged drama.

Stacey Sher '85
Will produce Universal's Man and Wife, a love story to be directed by Gabriele Muccino.

Bryan Singer '89
Will direct United Artists' untitled original thriller for his next feature.

Josh Stolberg '96
Co-wrote the script for the Dimension remake of Piranha.

Edgar Stroke '90
Designed concert lighting and performed on camera for an episode of the reality series The Two Coreys starring Corey Feldman and Corey Haim. The rock concert performance is by Corey Feldman's Truth Movement.  Edgar has designed lights for Corey and his rock shows for about a decade.

Larry Stuckey '93
Will write the screenplay for Little Fockers; is set to write the remake for Elling at Fox; will be writing an untitled outsourcing comedy at Universal.

Michael Tabb
Will write Intrepid Pictures' The Uncatchable Cowgirl Bandits of Nottingham, Texas.

lee Unkrich '90
Will direct Toy Story 3, which is set to release in 2009.

John Wells '82
Will produce The Zero, the bigscreen adaptation of Jess Walter's satirical political book for Warner Independent; has started the Writers Co-Op, a production venture to be housed at John Wells Prods, which is designed to give gross participation to screenwriters along with a voice in how their scripts are turned into films.

Laura Ziskin '73
Produced The 79th Annual Academy Awards.

Films and TV Shows

Wild Hogs
Walt Becker, Director;
Robbie Greenberg, Camera.

James Vanderbilt, Sceenplay/Producer;
Louis Phillips, Executive Producer.

Reno 911: Miami
Stacey Sher, Producer;
Chuck Michael, Supervising Sound Editor.

Ghost Rider
Gary Foster, Producer.

Music and Lyrics
Liz Glotzer, Producer;
Nancy Juvonen, Executive Producer.

Jeffrey Ford, Editor.

Tortilla Heaven
Jane Boegel, Sound Designer.

Knocked Up
Judd Apatow, Director/Writer/Producer.

My Boys
Paul Maibaum, Director of Photography.

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader
David Eilenberg, Supervising Producer

Kings of South Beach
Kip Konwiser, Producer.

Andy Barker, P.I.
Jason Ensler, Director;
Byron Shah, Director of Photography.

October Road
Gary Fleder, Director/Executive Producer.