John Rogers first started his career as a stand-up comic, achieving international acclaim and garnering three Gemini Award nominations. In the summer of 1994, he appeared in the Just For Laughs Showtime Special with Kelsey Grammer and Brett Butler and later signed a six-episode sitcom development deal with CBS, where he starred in the CBS/Touchstone Television pilot In The Mood. Rogers later served as writer/producer on the hit series Cosby and after his third season in 1998, he signed an overall deal with Big Ticket Television, writing pilots for various networks. Rogers also developed the animated series Jackie Chan Adventures with Jackie Chan, which debuted last fall on the Kid's WB. Rogers' feature film credits include the adaptation of Matt Wagner's comic book series Mage, as well as re-writes of the World War II action film Flying Tigers for Morgan Creek, The Core, The Count of Monte Cristo and Rush Hour II. Currently, Rogers is writing Catapult, based on an original pitch, as well as a half-hour pilot for CBS.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.
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