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Jeff Vintar

Jeff Vintar was born in Oak Park, Illinois. After short careers as a cabinet-maker, an industrial laborer, a college English instructor, a cartoonist and a bus driver, he broke into the film business by selling three spec scripts within six months: The Long Hello and Short Good-bye, a modern noir released in Germany by Warner Bros. in 1999; ... See full bio »

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  Spaceless (original screenplay) (pre-production)
  The Hot Zone (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay by - 3 episodes) (pre-production)
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- Ben son 1 ... (screenplay by)
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 2004 I, Robot (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (written by)
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  Spaceless (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Hot Zone (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) (pre-production)
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- Ben son 1 ... (executive producer)
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  I, Robot 2 (based on characters created by) (announced)
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 2005 CGI & Design of 'I, Robot' (Video documentary)
 2004 About Science Fiction and Robots (Video documentary short)

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Vintar's adaptation of Isaac Asimov's Foundation for 20th Century Fox and director Shekhar Kapur, which made The Blacklist in 2005, began with the messiah-like death of Hari Seldon and ended in a cliffhanger that revealed the true identity of The Mule. The second film would have dramatized the search for the mysterious Second Foundation. See more »

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