was inspired to write DAN IN REAL LIFE after years of going on summer vacations to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with his wife's extended family.
Gardner is a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He began working as a screenwriter in 1996. Currently, he is working on the romantic comedy Theory of Everything for Disney and adapting the book My Korean Deli for New Line. After these projects, he is slated to write an original comedy for Sony. His first screenplay, the supernatural thriller Lost Souls, was made by New Line; it starred Winona Ryder and Ben Chaplin and was directed Janusz Kaminksi. Gardner began his film career in production and served as a producer on the MGM comedies Getting Even With Dad (Ted Danson and Macaulay Culkin) and Fatal Instinct (Armand Assante and Sean Young).
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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