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
|Mozart with the Bacon|
|It All Depends on You|
|Ladies and Gentlemen, the Doctor Is In|
|This Thing with Sarah|