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Christopher John Weitz is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter who is known for Antz, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, American Pie, About a Boy, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps and The Golden Compass. He is married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006 and has three children. See full bio »

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About a Boy Writer
(2002)
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(2005)
(2007)

Filmography

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  Manhunt (producer) (announced)
 2022/I Pinocchio (producer) (post-production)
 2022/I Crush (producer)
 2019/I The Farewell (producer - p.g.a.)
 2018 Boogeyman Pop (executive producer)
 2018 Prospect (producer)
 2017/I Columbus (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2016/I Good Kids (producer)
 2013 Spark: A Burning Man Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 American Reunion (executive producer)
 2011 A Better Life (producer)
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series) (consulting producer - 2 episodes)
- One in Every Family (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Pilot (2010) ... (consulting producer)
 2009 A Single Man (producer)
 2007 Living with Lew (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 American Dreamz (executive producer)
 2004 In Good Company (producer)
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Learning Disability (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Grudge Match (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Panic House (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Scared Straight (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 See This Movie (executive producer)
 2003 American Wedding (executive producer)
 2002 Dylan's Run (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2002 Off Centre (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Little House on the Bowery (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Guys' Guys (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Deflower Half-Hour (2002) ... (executive producer)
- P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Unflushable (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 American Pie 2 (executive producer)
 1999 American Pie (producer - produced by)
 1998-1999 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Heroes (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Real Thing (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Innocent (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Let Go (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Wishboned (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film, About a Boy (2002), with Paul Weitz (2002).

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Mercedes Martinez  (1 child)


Relatives:

Pancho Kohner (aunt or uncle) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I wouldn't have made The Golden Compass (2007) had I known that the final version put out on screens was not as I intended it. I didn't get to show my version of the film. Unfortunately, that version really can't be finished because it would cost somewhere between 15 and 17 million dollars just to complete the special effects. I look at the film that's out there now and all I can be proud of is ... See more »

Trivia:

In 2005 Weitz announced his departure from the The Golden Compass (2007), citing the enormous technical challenged involved, and the fear being denounced by both the book's fans and detractors. He was replaced by British director Anand Tucker. Ironically, Tucker left the project in 2006 over creative differences with New Line and Weitz returned to the director's chair, after receiving a letter ... See more »

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