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Nancy Juvonen
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Nancy Juvonen

Nancy Juvonen founded Flower Films with actress Drew Barrymore in 1995. Their first production, Never Been Kissed, went into production in 1998 with Juvonen and Barrymore producing, along with Sandy Isaac. The romantic comedy, made as part of their first-look deal with 20th Century Fox/Fox 2000 grossed more than $80 million worldwide. For their next project, Flower Films, along with Leonard Goldberg Productions and Tall Trees, produced the hugely successful Charlie's Angels, which grossed over $250 million internationally.

Juvonen and Barrymore also produced, along with Matt Groening and Claudia de la Roca, the Emmy-nominated animated program Olive the Other Reindeer, now a staple for television holiday season programming.

In 2001, Flower Films, in conjunction with Newmarket and Gaylord Films released the independent feature Donnie Darko, a cult hit that has been met with extremely favorable critical and fan reaction, domestically, as well as overseas. The following year, Flower Films and Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films completed the dark romantic comedy Duplex starring Barrymore and Stiller, directed by Danny DeVito. Flower Films is currently in production on Fifty First Kisses with Adam Sandler and his company Happy Madison, for Columbia Pictures. Barrymore also stars.

Also on the production slate is A Confederacy Of Dunces, written by Scott Kramer and Steven Soderbergh, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

Flower Films has a first-look deal with Columbia Pictures through 2005.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

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