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Jake Kasdan

Jake Kasdan was born on October 28, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jacob Kasdan. He is a producer and director, known for Bad Teacher (2011), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) and Sex Tape (2014). See full bio »
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  Bad Teacher 2 (producer) (announced)
 2015 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- The Big 1-2 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Good Morning Orlando (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Miracle on Dead Street (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Fall Ball (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Shaquille O'Neal Motors (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Grinder (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2015 New Girl (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes)
- Clean Break (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Panty Gate (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Par 5 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Right Thing (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Walk of Shame (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Weird Loners (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2014 Sex Tape (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Ben and Kate (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Bake Off (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Girl Problems (2013) ... (executive producer)
- B-Squad (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Guitar Face (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Friends with Kids (producer)
 2011 Bad Teacher (executive producer)
 2008 Shades of Ray (executive producer)
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (producer)
 2006 The TV Set (producer)
 2002 Zero Effect (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (consulting producer - 15 episodes)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- The Little Things (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Smooching and Mooching (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Discos and Dragons (2000) ... (consulting producer)
 1998 Zero Effect (producer)
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Jacob Kasdan


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[re his movie _The TV Set ( 2006)_ (qv] Seven years ago, I made a movie that I was pretty sure at the time was going to end my career. Or at least a big part of it. And I was basically fine with that. Even though my career was not really big enough to start closing off any corridors, there was this one area that I was OK leaving behind...I had written and directed it. The subject was pilot season... See more »


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