Adam Marcus (director) Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Things You Need To Know

Adam Marcus (director) Bio

adam marcus born 1968 is an american film director writer and actormarcus was born in westport connecticut and attended staples high school he started his career at the age of fifteen when he cocreated the westport theatreworks theatrical company where he directed and produced over fifty shows in seven years he then attended new york university where he won the coveted best picture award at the student academy awards in 1990 for his film so you like this girl in 1991 marcus was called out to los angeles by filmmaker sean s cunningham the director of the original friday the 13th to work on producing and directing features that same year he coproduced johnny zombie retitled my boyfriends back for cunningham and disney studiosin 1993 marcus wrote the story for and directed the ninth film in the friday the 13th series jason goes to hell the final friday for new line he was 23 at the time and the youngest director ever hired by the studio the three million dollar feature went on to gross over eighteen million domestically and became one of new line videos largest releases evermarcus and his writing partner debra sullivan then turned their attention to screenwriting for paramount the adaptation of james pattersons virgin later titled cradle and all and fox the original black autumn in 1995 marcus created the theater company damn skippy theatreworks in la in the summer and fall of 1998 marcus directed the independently financed feature film comedy let it snow aka snow days the picture marked the return of bernadette peters in a feature film after an eightyear absence from film work the film screened at the independent feature film market iffm in new york city where it was singled out as the most successful film at the market by variety time out indiewire let it snow had its world premiere at the american film institutes los angeles international film festival afis laiff in competition in the new visions category the film won awards at the festival for best new writer and best editing the film then went on to be an official selection of sundance 2000 in the american spectrum section where it was given two extra screenings and sold out all seven of its showings then came the new yorkavignon film festival and the deauville festival in france where the film received critical acclaim let it snow received positive reviews from variety the hollywood reporter aint it cool news the new york times and the gore score as well as a number of other publications worldwidemarcus then turned to television where he sold several series to brightkauffmancrane productions imagine television nbc fox and the wb in 2008 marcus directed the feature film conspiracy for sony pictures which he cowrote with debra sullivan the film was shot in santa fe new mexico with val kilmer jennifer esposito and gary colemarcus completed the pilot presentation fitz and slade and is currently cowriting directing and serving as executive producer on the web series connectedin 2013 marcus cowrote the reboot of the texas chainsaw massacre series texas chainsaw 3d with partner sullivan and stephen susco which was the first numberone box office film in north america of the year he cowrote with sullivan the feature film cabin fever outbreak and is directing and cowriting the plantation an adaptation of val lewtons rko classic i walked with a zombieadams script for momentum aka gravity cowritten by sullivan is slated to begin production in south africa starting january 2014 the film will be directed by stephen campanelli and stars morgan freeman vincent cassel and olga kurylenkomarcus is the brother of young artist awardnominated actor kipp marcus marcus attended nyus tisch school of the arts

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