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Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks

Screenwriter Adam Brooks most recently co-wrote the upcoming Working Title release Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, starring Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth in the follow-up to the international hit Bridget Jones's Diary. Previous to that, he assumed both screenwriting and directing duties on the critically received The Invisible Circus, based on the novel by Jennifer Egan and starring Cameron Diaz.

Brooks wrote the hit comedy French Kiss, starring Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline, and also co-wrote (with Richard LaGravenese and Akosua Busia) the screen adaptation of Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison's Beloved, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover and Thandie Newton

He has collaborated with director/actor Griffin Dunne on several projects: Brooks adapted the novel (along with Robin Swicord and Akiva Goldsman) for Dunne's Practical Magic; the pair co-wrote the Academy Award-nominated short film Duke of Groove, which Dunne directed; and Brooks directed and penned the story for the Sundance Film Festival jury prize winner Almost You, which starred Dunne and Brooke Adams.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Adam Brooks Facts

OccupationScreenwriter
BirthdaySeptember 3, 1956 (61)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

Selected Filmography

Mozart with the Bacon
It All Depends on You
Mr. Brooks
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Doctor Is In
Buckaroo
Father's Day
Zombie Decadence
Real Life
The Season
This Thing with Sarah
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