John Requa is an accomplished Screen Writer. He was brought up in Washington in Burien. It is a hinterland of Seattle. In 1985 he graduated from Burien’s Highline High School. He is a talented writer since his childhood. This writing talent came to light when he performed and wrote a skit. The skit was for Fernbusters. It was the title of his Homecoming Assembly in the senior year. It was a morphed skit which includes
Saturday Night Live
sketch of Christmas tree and Ghostbusters.
John Requa played the character of Killer Fern in the skit. Later he wrote the skit for another assembly. The skit was about Sven, an almighty creator. John Requa went to Highland High School along Dana Newton, Randy Dixon, Mike Starr. Dana Newton is a chief producer of Oprah Winfrey Show. Randy Dixon is an internationally popular improvisation artist. In Seattle, he is the head of Unexpected Productions. Mike Starr was the first bassist of Alice in Chains. He was then seen in Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in season 3. John Requa’s writing companion is
. All the best and professional works were co-written along Glenn Ficarra.
From 1997 to 2001 John Requa and Glenn Ficarra wrote several episodes for an animated show The Angry Beavers. It was aired on Nickelodeon. The episode one of that show was KandidKreatures. They were then followed by Un-Barry-ble, Dag for Night, Sans-a-Pelt. They also included GonnaGetcha and Zooing Time. They both went on writing for the show. They wrote 11 episodes for the show over the next three seasons. In 2015 the duo directed the movie Focus. It was acted by and
. It is an American crime, comedy and romantic drama. In 2016 they directed the movie
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
. It was acted by Margot Robbie and Tina Fey.
It was an American war comedy and biographical drama. In 2001 the duo wrote and co-produced the movie Cats & Dogs. It was directed by Lawrence Guterman. It is an Australian-American family comedy and action film. They wrote the movie Bad Santa in 2003. It was a Christmas black crime comedy movie directed by Terry Zwiggoff. In 2005 the duo wrote the film Bad News Bears. It was a comedy sports film directed by Richard Linklater. In 2009 they wrote and directed the film I Love You, Philip Morris. In 2011 they directed the film Crazy Stupid Love. John Requa was the executive producer of the film Storks in 2016.