Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker directed the 2004 teen rom-com First Daughter starring Katie Holmes because the daughter of the president of america who goes off to school and falls in love with a fellow scholar (to not be confused with Mandy Moore’s Chasing Liberty).
Shonda Rhimes, who famously introduced us exhibits like Gray’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How one can Get Away with Homicide, wrote the script for Britney Spears’s 2002 basic coming of age film Crossroads.
Whitney Houston produced The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement (and one other enjoyable truth, Shonda Rhimes additionally wrote the screenplay for the sequel). Whitney really had a whole lot of enter on the flicks and even serenaded director Garry Marshall on his birthday on set.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson government produced Mamma Mia! and its sequel Mamma Mia! Right here We Go Once more. Tom really as soon as revealed that he’d auditioned for a job within the first movie, however was in the end turned down due to his singing voice.
Tom and Rita additionally beforehand had produced My Huge Fats Greek Wedding ceremony (2002), and the story is fairly superb. Rita occurred to see a small advert within the LA Instances for Nia Vardalos’s one-woman present of the identical identify. She went and cherished it a lot that she introduced Tom again the subsequent week, and the remaining was historical past.
Robert De Niro has a producer credit score on the 2005 Lease film adaptation. Whereas he hasn’t spoken about it, he did reportedly purchase the rights to the film in 1996.
M. Evening Shyamalan, the author and director identified for his movies with stunning twists like The Sixth Sense actually has an actual plot twist of his personal — he ghost wrote and did a script polish for the 1998 teen rom-com She’s All That.
And in different M. Evening Shyamalan information, he additionally cowrote Stuart Little. However he says that the family-friendly movie really is sensible amongst his repertoire. “That very same yr [that Sixth Sense came out] I wrote Stuart Little,” he instructed Motion pictures.com. “That mixture is fairly correct. The breadth of that and my curiosity in that, the family-oriented nature of that story — someplace between there’s the place a whole lot of my films fall.”
Leonard Nimoy, who famously portrayed Spock in Star Trek, additionally had success as a filmmaker. He really directed the hit household comedy Three Males and a Child, which was his largest directorial success.
I. Marlene King, who’s most identified for being the showrunner and creator of Fairly Little Liars wrote the script for the 1995 basic Now and Then.
Lastly, Leonardo DiCaprio produced the horror movie Orphan. Actually, he is the explanation that newcomer Isabelle Fuhrman landed the breakout function of Esther within the movie.