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William Teitler

William Teitler

Producer William Teitler's upcoming projects include two films set for release in 2005: Empire Falls, starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ed Harris, Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Wright Penn, directed by Fred Schepisi and based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Richard Russo; and Zathura, starring Tim Robbins and directed by Jon Favreau, based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Among his producing credits are How To Deal, starring Mandy Moore, Alison Janney, Peter Gallagher and Trent Ford, directed by Clare Kilner, based on the book by Sarah Dessen; Tuck Everlasting, starring Ben Kingsley, Sissy Spacek, William Hurt, and Alexis Bledel, directed by Jay Russell, based on the award-winning book by Natalie Babbitt; The Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington, directed by Norman Jewison, based on the life of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, which garnered a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination for Washington; Jumanji, starring Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt, directed by Joe Johnston, based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg; Looking for Richard, starring Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder and Kevin Spacey, directed by Al Pacino, which received the DGA Award for Best Documentary Feature; Mr. Holland's Opus, starring Richard Dreyfuss (Oscar nomination) and Glenn Headley, directed by Steven Herek; Picture Perfect, starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon, Olympia Dukakis and Jay Mohr, directed by Glenn Gordon Caron; and Unforgettable, starring Ray Liotta and Linda Fiorentino, directed by John Dahl.

Teitler's television credits include HBO's CableAce Award-winning series Tales From the Crypt and Fox's Two-Fisted Tales, as well as Tales from the Darkside and Moment of Fear for Laurel/LBS.

Teitler and author Chris Van Allsburg are producing partners in Golden Mean Productions, where they are currently developing a diverse slate of projects including adaptations of Van Allsburg's classic books The Widow's Broom for Paramount/Nickelodeon Films and The Sweetest Fig for Columbia. Other projects include What Maisie Knew, a contemporary adaptation of the Henry James novel, by Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright, and My Year of Meats, based on the novel by Ruth Ozeki.

Teitler graduated from Williams College. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

William Teitler Facts

OccupationProducer

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