Actor, director, and screenwriter John Gatins was born on April 16, 1968, in Manhattan, New York Click to look into! >> Read More... New York , U.S. His father is a police officer at Manhattan. He went to Arlington High School and graduated in drama in 1990 from Vassar College. He had an enormous amount of Irish culture within him, and he tried to imbibe the culture in his screenwriting and mostly executed them well. He introduced many real life incidents into his scripts.

Soon after his graduation, John Gatins moved to Los Angeles, the city of stars, to pursue his career in acting. In Los Angeles, he used to search for acting roles during the day time, and he worked at the bar during the night time. He tried and tried and finally, got a chance to act in the movie Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway, a horror film with a huge budget in 1993. He appeared in his next role in 1994 in Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings. He next took his roles in Big Fat Liar, Summer Catch. He was famous for his drapery 'Hardball'.

He wrote for Coach Carter which released in 2005. With all the above works, he got the required recognition in Hollywood. His later films and his roles speak about him. Real Steel Click to look into! >> Read More... Real Steel , a 2011 sci-fi movie had a great change in its screenplay. John took the script and thought it to be profoundly dark and slow paced. So he did a creative job by introducing family aspects into the sci-fi plot, and it hit the screens on October 7, 2011. It received an outstanding positive criticism which had an impressive impact on his career.

After a great combined effort for ten years, i.e., from 1999 to 2009, John came up with an original and compressed script for ‘ Flight Click to look into! >> Read More... Flight ’. It came to the audience in 2012 and as a scriptwriter, he received a critical response. He got a nomination for Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay). He produced as well as wrote the story for the movie Need for Speed, which was based on the popular video game of the same name. Legendary Pictures hired John to rewrite Kong: Skull Island in 2014.

Though he entered the film industry for becoming an actor, he did his best in screenwriting and directing. In many interviews, he stated that his Irish culture always comes to his mind, and so he tried his level best to imbibe that culture in the scripts. He had some bitter experiences in his 20's and those moments were used in his scripts to give some lively taste to his stories.

Jez Butterworth English Actor

Jez Butterworth

Jeremy “Jezz” Butterworth is a well-renowned English playwright, screenwriter, and film director. Born in London, Butterworth’s screenwriting prowess started ripening when he saw his brother Tom Butterworth trying his hands at a Cambridge production of Brian Friel’s “Translations." Inspired by this he co-wrote his first play with his brother Tom which was “Cooking in a Bedsitter”. This, in turn, was an adaptation from Katherine Whitehorn’s “Cooking in a Bedsitter”. He co-wrote several plays few of them  worth mentioning are-I Believe in Love(1992), Huge(1993), The Winterling(1996), The Night Heron(2002), Parlour Song(2008), Jerusalem(2008), The River(2012) and of course Mojo(1995). Butterworth got his breakthrough and recognition from the successful play Mojo, which catapulted him to the mainstream screenwriting, and later on he converted this play to a full-fledged movie in 1997. Butterworth cites Noble Laureate Harold Pinter, who received Nobel Prize in 2005 as his influence who according to him has an out-of-the-box thinking and whose ingenious conversations made his writings even better. His contributions span over to some well-known movies such as Edge of Tomorrow, Spectre, etc. Continuing with his streak movie Butterworth co-wrote and directed Birthday Girl (2001) with his brother Tom starring Nicole Kidman and eventually, the movie got produced by his brother Steve. Butterworth is a recipient of many awards in recognition of his outstanding writing works some of which include: E.M. Foster Award, Evening Standard Theatre Award, Writer’s Guild of America’s West’s .  Butterworth’s personal life too had transitioned from a writer to a farmer, which turns out to be an outcome of his struggles with his thoughts for a while which he explains were distractions when he was present in London. Being a proud father of a son and a daughter, Butterworth has stated that his family has contributed in a way and has influenced some of his writings. Butterworth has a long and glorious road ahead, and we wish he goes on and pulls off more of the gems out of his creative bag.  


John Hamburg

John Hamburg was born on 26th May 1970, in New York City, United States of America. His birth name was John Liman Hamburg. He was born to Joan Hamburg and Morton Hamburg, who were famous New York City radio personalities. He did his schooling as every other child and then joined Brown University and graduated from the University in 1992 with a degree in History. During those times, he was passionate towards movies and started to improve his knowledge of the arts and cinema field. To pursue his interest in Arts, he then joined Tisch School of Arts at New York University. Gaining proper methodologies and techniques about filming and other related arts, he started making short films. He began to direct short films, and one of his film Tick got screened at Sundance Film Festival. Gaining proper experience through short films, John decided his next big step to jump into directing a premier. In 1998, he wrote and directed the film Safe Men. Because of his tremendous performance, there were several offers for him. His style of writing reached several hearts and received appreciation. He started co-writing scripts for movies like Meet the Parents and Zoolander. All those movies were box office success. He was not able to leave his interest in directing. So he came back to the director’s seat with the film Along Came Polly in 2004. He also wrote the script for the movie. The film was a blockbuster hit and received huge appraisals. He was roped in to write the sequel movie Meet the Fockers in the same year. After almost five years, he delivered another hit comedy project in I Love You, Man. The film was appreciated worldwide. Moreover, John himself produced the film along with writing and directing it. In 2005, he married fellow actress Christina Kirk.In 2010, he received an offer to write a script for the sequel of one of his previous work Meet the Parents, and the movie was named Little Fockers. He worked as a director of the Fox TV series Undeclared. In 2016, he co-wrote the picture Zoolander- 2 which was a huge success at the box-office profiting $56 million. In the same year, he also planned to direct and write the comic movie Why Him?. Presently, he has committed to various projects that are in their beginning stage. He launched his own company Particular Pictures and signed a two-year deal with 20th Century Fox.

John Hamburg English Actor