Hot Sheet June 2008


Judd Apatow
Is producing an untitled comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen for Columbia Pictures.

Steve Crystal '93
Is producing the Marvin the Martian feature for Warner Bros.

Jonathan Dillon '06
His feature film Rigged, which he directed and produced, has been accepted by the Dances with Film and the Action on Film International Festival in LA.

Jackie Doslak '03 and Stephen Amstutz '01.
Created the show Exiled for MTV with fellow alum.

Susan Downey '95
Is producing the drama Sherlock Holmes for Warner Bros.

Andy Friendly '73
Is producing a new series on Discovery's new Planet Green Network called Supper Club.

Brian Grazer '74
Is executive producing the series Lie to Me for Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox and the drama Tehran for Imagine Entertainment.

Barry Hershey '87
Completed directing the feature film Leading to War.

Richard Kelly '97
Is producing the dark comedy World's Greatest Dad for Darko Entertainment.

Nolan Lebovitz '01 and Adam Lebovitz '05
Sold their feature thriller Tortured to Sony Pictures Worldwide.

Laurence Malkin '94
Wrote the drama Crossroads, which will be produced for Warner Horizon TV and McG's Wonderland company.

Jen McGowan '05
Is directing the romantic comedy Half of Two for Puzzle Pictures.

Nick Pustay '95
Has been tapped to adapt Lisa Lerner's dark comedic novel Just Like Beauty.

Michael Rymer '85
Will direct and co-produce Witchblade, a feature film adaptation of the Top Cow comic.

Ian Shorr '07
Wrote the spec script Substitution, which was acquired by Alcon Entertainment and will be distributed by Warner Bros.

Bryan Singer '89
Is in negotiations to produce the superhero feature Capeshooters for Warner Bros. His company Bad Hat Harry will also develop a live-action feature from the comic book Freedom Formula.

Doug Tenaglia '81
Is directly his first full-length independent film All Me, All the Time. He was also named the Best Connecticut Filmmaker at the 2008 Connecticut Film Festival for his directorial debut, Love and Class in Connecticut.

Brian Tweedt '98
Was inducted into the Society of Camera Operators.

Marcel Valcarce '97
His company inMotion Studios was chosen by the L.A. Film Festival and L.A. Times to create and produce the animated graphic opening seqence.

Films and TV Shows

The Dark Knight
Charles Roven, Producer;
David S. Goyer '88, Writer.

Journey to the Center of the Earth
Charlotte Huggins, Producer;
Tim Nielsen '99, Sound Editor.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Stephen Sommers ‘93, Executive Producer;
Bob Ducsay '86, Executive Producer;
Alfred Gough ‘94, Miles Millar ‘94, Writers.

Pineapple Express
Judd Apatow, Producer/Writer.

Space Chimps
Kirk DeMicco ‘92, Director/Writer.

Step Brothers
Judd Apatow, Producer.

Tropic Thunder
Greg Hayden '85, Editor;
Doug Hemphill '79, Re-recording Mixer.

Ben Burtt '75, Sound and C0haracter Voice Designer.

The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Bill Roe '56, Editor.

Greatest American Dog
R.J. Cutler, Executive Producer.

Supper Club
Andy Friendly '73, Producer.

Family Foreman
Jon Kroll '89, Executive Producer.

My Boys
Paul Maibaum '75, Director of Photography.

The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Ron Underwood '74, Director.