Knowledge Identifier: +David_Heyman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1961.
Countries: United Kingdom (54%), United States (25%), India (8%)
Linked to: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, United Artists, CBS
In the late 80's, he became Vice President of United Artists and subsequently embarked on an independent producing career with his first film, "Juice" in 1992, followed by the cult "stoner" film "The Stoned Age" and others
In 1997, Heyman returned to London and decided that he would focus on film adaptations of books
Harry Potter (film series) - Late in 1997, film producer David Heyman's London offices received a copy of the first book in what would become Rowling's series of seven "Harry Potter" novels
Daniel Radcliffe - In 2000 producer David Heyman asked Radcliffe to audition for the role of Harry Potter for the film adaptation of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", the best-selling book by British author J. K. Rowling
Paddington (film) - The film was first announced in 2007 with David Heyman producing and Hamish McColl writing the screenplay
Mike Newell (director) - In February 2011, Newell attended the British Academy Film *awards along with "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling, David Heyman, David Barron, David Yates, Alfonso Cuarón, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson to collect the Michael Balcon *award for Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema on behalf of the "Harry Potter" film series
The Light Between Oceans (film) - DreamWorks acquired the rights on November 27, 2012, with David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford producing
In June 2013 Heyman is set to produce the fantasy film franchise "Queen of the Tearling", he is teaming-up with Emma Watson to star lead in the film as "Kelsea Glynn"
Emma Watson - In June 2013, Watson is again teaming-up with producer David Heyman for her next film "Queen of the Tearling", she will lead the film as "Kelsea Glynn" and executive producer
It was announced in 2016 that Heyman is partnering with China's Alibaba to produce a movie about Warrior Cats, feral cats who have a complex social hierarchy and take residence in a forest