Catch Me If You Can

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Catch Me If You Can

2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor, and a Louisiana parish prosecutor add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1997.

Countries: United States (82%), (9%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: Steven Spielberg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Blu-ray Disc

Linked to: Chase Manhattan Bank, Amazon.com, Flixster

 

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1997

By December 1997, Barry Kemp purchased the film rights from Shane, bringing the project to DreamWorks, with Jeff Nathanson writing the script add something


2000

By April 2000, David Fincher was attached to direct over the course of a few months, but dropped out in favor of "Panic Room" add something

 

In July 2000, Leonardo DiCaprio had entered discussions to star, with Gore Verbinski to direct add something


2001

Steven Spielberg signed on as producer, and filming was set to begin in March 2001 add something

 

Lasse Hallström was in negotiations to direct by May 2001, but dropped out in July 2001 add something

 

Spielberg officially committed to directing in August 2001 add something

 

In November 2001, he had "never met nor spoken to Steven Spielberg and I have not read the script add something


2002

"'Catch Me If You Can"' is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor, and a Louisiana parish prosecutor add something

 

Amy Adams - After a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, she was cast in the role of Brenda Strong in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can", but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 independent film "Junebug", playing Ashley Johnsten, for which she received critical acclaim and an Academy *award nomination for Best Supporting Actress

 

Jennifer Garner - After the initial success of "Alias", Garner made a big screen cameo in the Steven Spielberg film "Catch Me if You Can" in 2002

 

Leonardo DiCaprio - DiCaprio's first film of 2002 was the crime-comedy Catch Me If You Can, based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, used his charm, confidence, and several different personas, to make millions in the 1960s writing bad checks.

 

Kitty Carlisle - Her last movie appearance was in "Catch Me If You Can" in which she played herself in a dramatization of a 1970s "To Tell the Truth" episode

 

Jillian Clare - In 2002 she had two roles in major movies including Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" and a role as the voice of a little girl in Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me if You Can"

 

Ellen Pompeo - In 2002, Pompeo appeared in the biographical crime drama film "Catch Me If You Can" and in 2003, she appeared in "Old School" as Luke Wilson's love interest

 

The original start date was January 2002, but was pushed to February 7 in Los Angeles, California add something

 

Filming took place from February 2002 to May 2002 add something

 

The film's soundtrack was released on December 10, 2002 by DreamWorks Records add something

 

The premiere took place at Westwood, Los Angeles, California on December 18, 2002 add something

 

Segments were shown on December 29, 2002 and January 1, 2003 as promotion add something


2003

"Catch Me If You Can" was released on DVD on May 6, 2003 and on Blu-ray on December 4, 2012 add something


2007

Tom Wopat - Wopat, along with Nathan Lane, took part in a workshop of a new musical, "Catch Me If You Can", in July 2007


2009

A musical adaptation of the same name premiered at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington in July 2009, starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz add something


2011

It began previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre on March 11, 2011 and officially opened April 10, 2011 add something