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Kevin Messick

Kevin Messick is an independent producer and THE ANSWER MAN represents his second film selected to be in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Messick previously produced the documentary AMERICAN PIMP directed by Allen and Albert Hughes, an official selection in competition at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.

Upcoming projects for Messick include THE GOODS, a comedy about mercenary car salesmen that he produced with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, which is slated for release by Paramount later this summer. THE GOODS, directed by Neal Brennan, is an ensemble comedy that stars Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin, Dave Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Ed Helms and Rob Riggle.

Messick has several high profile projects in development including BLACK HOLE which he is producing for Paramount with Brad Pitt's Plan B, based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel by Charles Burns which David Fincher is attached to direct and ONE SHOT also at Paramount, based on the best-selling series of books by Lee Child which he is producing with Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.

Other upcoming film projects for Messick include WHO'S YOUR MOMMA for 20th Century Fox, a family comedy for which he co-wrote the story inspired by the current wave of suburban mothers across the country starting garage bands and PUNK FARM, an animated musical feature film for Dreamworks Animation for which he also co-wrote the story based on the children's book of the same name that chronicles a punk rock band of farm animals.

Messick's past feature producing credits include Touchstone's romantic comedy A LOT LIKE LOVE with Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet, Sony's TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M" directed by Kiefer Sutherland, the Alicia Silverstone starrer THE BABY SITTER and New Line Cinema's SURVIVING THE GAME directed by Ernest Dickerson.

In television, Messick Executive Produced the FX Original Film Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie based on the true story of ASU's college basketball point shaving scandal which starred David Krumholtz.

Messick graduated with an MFA from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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