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Paul Weitz

Paul Weitz

Paul Weitz is the author of the acclaimed plays Trust, Show People, and Privilege, all of which premiered at Second Stage Theatre. His play Mango Tea was produced Off-Broadway with Marisa Tomei and Rob Morrow by New York's Ensemble Studio Theatre, which also produced his next works, Captive, All for One, and the acclaimed ensemble comedy Roulette. He also wrote and directed the comedy American Dreamz, starring Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, and Mandy Moore, as well as the critically acclaimed film In Good Company, starring Topher Grace and Scarlett Johansson. With his brother and frequent collaborator Chris Weitz, he co-directed and adapted the screenplay from Nick Hornby’s novel for the award winning hit, About a Boy. The screenplay received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as similar nominations from BAFTA, Writers Guild, Chicago Film Critics, and Humanitas. Prior to their screenwriting work on About a Boy, the brothers collaborated on several screenplays, including Antz. He made his feature directorial debut teaming with his brother on American Pie, the phenomenally successful first installment of the Pie franchise. He recently directed the hit film, Meet the Fockers.


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