Hot Sheet June/July 2011


Jon M. Chu '03
will receive a career achievement award at this year's Princess Grace Awards Gala.

Lamar Damon '84 and Norman Buckley '80
wrote the spec script for a new ABC Family dramedy Strut.

Andre Fabrizio '02 and Jeremy Passmore '04
wrote and will produce Sandbox, an action drama series in development with Cinemax.

David Freedman '10
is producing Just Seen It, a web-based movie review show hosted by a group of USC film students.

Javier Grillo-Marxauch '93
will executive produce and write TNT's new drama series Tom Clancy's Homeland Security.

Tim Kring
will produce an untitled teen ghost feature film for Paramount.

Shawn Levy '94
has signed on to direct the sci-fi retelling of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at Fox.

Doug Liman
is producing UPC's upcoming comedy series I Just Want My Pants Back for MTV. He will also executive produce Fox's recently acquired detective series Metropolitan.

Neal Moritz '85
is producing the feature film Hunter Killer.

Jason Reitman
is the guest artist for Film Independent's inaugural LACMA Film Series.

Shonda Rhimes '94
will executive produce an untitled legal drama acquired by ABC.

Josh Schwartz
will executive produce My Best Friend is a Lesbo, a half-hour comedy for NBC.

Jon Turteltaub '97
is in negotiations to direct Last Vegas for CBS Films and Mandate Pictures.

Craig Zisk
will make his feature film directorial debut with the indie comedy The English Teacher. Dan Chariton '97 and Stacy Chariton wrote the script.


John Singleton '90, Director

Stacey Sher '85, Producer

Damsels in Distress
Liz Glotzer '85, Producer

Dream House
Caleb Deschanel '69, Cinematographer

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Anita Brandt-Burgoyne '80, Editor

The Ides of March
Grant Heslov '86, Writer/Producer

Killer Elite
Joni Sighvatsson '85, Producer

Killer Joe
Caleb Deschanel '69, Cinematographer

Pearl Jam Twenty
Nicola B. Marsh '06, Cinematographer

Real Steel
Shawn Levy '94, Director/Producer
Don Murphy '88, Producer
Robert Zemeckis '73, Producer

Brian Grazer, Producer
Ron Howard, Producer

Seven Days in Utopia
Jason M. Berman '06, Producer
Michael Jenson '05, Associate Producer
Mick Partridge '08, Associate Producer

Straw Dogs
Sarah Boyd '95, Editor

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Eli Craig '04, Director

You're Next
Keith Calder '04, Producer

TV Shows

Charlie's Angels
Alfred Gough '94, Executive Producer/Writer; Miles Millar '94, Executive Producer/Writer; Nancy Juvonen, Executive Producer

Hart of Dixie Josh Schwartz, Executive Producer; Jason Ensler '97, Executive Producer/Director

Homeland Nelson Cragg '03, Cinematography

New Girl Brett Baer '88, Executive Producer

Pan Am Jack Orman '93, Executive Producer/Writer

Person of Interest Bryan Burk '91, Executive Producer

Ringer Pam Veasey, Executive Producer

Terra Nova Aaron Kaplan, Executive Producer; Alex Graves '89, Director; Nelson Cragg '03, Cinematographer; Jeff Betancourt, Editor