Birthday: 23-07-1960
Age: 58
Star sign: Leo

One can tell by his box office figures that Jon Landau is one of the most successful film-makers in the history of Hollywood. Born on July 23, 1960, in New York, he belongs to a Jewish family. He moved to California with his parents when he was in High School. He did his graduation from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He was also responsible for the formation of the production company, Blue Horizon. In the 90s, for a span of five years, he worked at the 20th Century Fox, as the Executive Vice-President. In the year 1986, he became the unit production manager on 'Michael Mann's 'Manhunter'. Jon’s first movie as a producer was "Campus Man" (1987), followed by "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" (1989), as a co-producer. Jon worked as a production supervisor for films like “Die Hard 2”, ‘ John Travolta’s “Broken Arrow”. ‘ John Hughes’ "Home Alone" (1990), and "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" (1992), the American Historical Drama "The Last of the Mohicans" (1992), ‘ Chris Columbus’ directorial "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993), and the American Romantic Drama "Waiting to Exhale" (1995).

Landau collaborated with James Cameron to make one of the most paradigmatic movies, the ' Titanic' which bagged 11 Oscars, including Best Picture in the year 1997. The dynamic duo got together to make another classic movie i.e. ' Avatar'. Avatar became the highest earning movie of all time, overthrowing Titanic.. The film-maker is keen to inspire his audience so that they can envision that film-making is not only about making money or mere entertainment, but much more. There is harmony in the thinking of his audience who believe that Jon Landau is undoubtedly one of the most genuine and non-pretentious producers one would be fortunate enough to meet. He is a highly approachable man and dedicates himself completely to his profession. Jon modifies each of his talks according to the audience, and adapts to one’s preferences, if required. The Hollywood special Guru is well-known for having an innate ability to not only draw a crowd, but leave them dazzled. He has an inherent capability to motivate others to stretch their creative limitations of storytelling.

Jon Kilik English Actor

Jon Kilik

Born on 26th, December, Jon Kilik is one of NYC’s finest producers. Jon Kilik has partnered with a wide range of filmmakers to make some of the best movies till date. Jon Kilik studied the art of filmography under Frank Manchel and Vivian Sobchack, during his graduation course from the University of Vermont in 1978. Jon Kilik epitomizes perseverance and hard work. Kilik worked as a second assistant director on few films like “Raising Arizona”, a Coen Bros Directorial, before starting on as a producer for the 1988 drama "The Beat". The film in itself wasn’t a hit, but Kilik had found himself a home in cinemas and intended to work more in the field.   The very next year, Jon Kilik met Spike Lee, and after being the line producer for his well known, ‘Do The Right Thing’, they became the best of friends and the dynamic duo came up with movies like " Malcolm X", an American Bio Drama, ‘Spike Lee’s movies like ‘Crooklyn’, "He Got Game," and the "Inside Man." In 2005, he produced “Broken Flowers”, collaborating with Stacey Smith. Jon Kilik has tried his hand at a variety of movies and did not limit himself to a particular genre. He collaborated with the famous Oliver Stone on the time honored epic ‘Alexander’ in the year 2004. He later teamed up with Alejandro González Iñárritu in Mexico, to make one of the best films of his career "Babel," which also happens to be an Oscar-nominated drama; the pair reunited four years later on to work on the drama, "Biutiful." He has been the helping hand behind the Tim Robbins directorials, "Dead Man Walking", and "Cradle Will Rock", with Dead Man Walking bagging an Academy Award. The films’ premiered worldwide and received rave reviews from the audience at the 1999 Cannes International Film Festival. The movie starred Bill Murray among its ensemble cast. Mr. Kilik is responsible for the production of films that have been directed by the famous ‘Julian Schnabel’s classic Basquiat, starring Jeffrey Wright as Jean-Michel Basquiat. Jon Kilik was considered the mastermind behind the director Javier Barden receiving an Academy Award Nomination, for the movie “Before Night Falls” and also behind the Best-Foreign Language, and 2-time Golden Globe Award-winning movie “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”. This hit pair is coming in front of us with another beautiful movie ‘Miral’. Jon’s Hunger Game series has been doing exceptionally well with the audience and is a fantastic adaptation of the books. His recent release “Free State of Jones” is also doing pretty well at the box office.

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Jon Peters

Jon Peters, aka John H. Peters, is an American film producer. He was born on 2nd of June, 1945, in Van Nuys in California. He is the son of Jack Peters and Helen. Jack owned a Hollywood diner and Helen worked in a reception. He had Italian descent. Peters' family bought a reputed salon in Beverly Hills. Peter has a son, who works now. His father died when Peter was just 10 years old. Later, his mother married someone else. Coming to his career, he joined his family salon business in Hollywood on Rodeo Drive. He designed a small wig. It was used in 1974's comedy, For Pete's Sake, by Barbra Streisand. From there, Peters and Barbra started dating each other. In 1974, Jon made Barbra's album. It had credited on its sequel to 1976's A Star Is Born. For the next ten years, he worked under the companionship of Peter Guber and headed the Sony Pictures Entertainment for two years. After two years, Guber had thrown him out of the company. These two were the topics of the book titled Hit and Run. In 1990, he wrote the script for Superman Reborn, under Warner Bros production. Later, it was named as Superman Lives. In 1999, he made Wild West. After completing the story, Smith met him. Then, Peters told him to add a robot kick for ‘Brainiac’. Later, it was removed as the project became too lengthy. Again, he produced Superman Returns, in 2006. Bryan Singer directed it. He worked as a co-executive producer in the picture, Man of Steel. Zack Snyder directed it. Then, Peters was involved in a controversy after adapting to work on Sandman comics. However, it had the worst script. Jon fired all the people. He then looked for others. They finally hired Elliot, Roger Avary, and Rossio. Deadline Hollywood encountered a proposal for Jon's autobiography. In 2009, he withdrew himself from that leak. Jon and William Stadiem wrote it. In 2011, he had to pay about 3.3 million dollars to the Los Angeles jury after he was involved in a sexual harassment case during the production of Superman Returns. Some of his credits as a producer were A Star is Born, Who's That Girl, Nightmare at Bittercreek, The Main Event, ‘Gorillas’, ‘Clue’, Money Train, ‘Flashdance’, ‘Batman’, The Bonfire of the Vanities, This Boy's Life, With Honors, Vision Guest, The Color Purple, Head Office, ‘Youngblood’, Brotherhood of Justice, The Witches of Eastwick, ‘Innerspace’, and Tango & Cash, among others.

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