Jason Reitman

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Jason Reitman

Dual citizen of Canada and the United States add

Category: Politics

Born in 1977.

Countries: United States (87%), Canada (4%), Australia (4%)

Main connections: Up in the Air (2009 film), Ghostbusters, Patton Oswalt

Linked to: Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2006, Skidmore College, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2006

 

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Jason Reitman was born in 1977 add something


1980

In the late 1980s, Reitman began appearing in small acting parts and serving as a production assistant on his father's films add something


1995

Reitman graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1995; Reitman was a high jumper in high school add something


1998

The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1998 add something


2001

In 2001, the year the novel "Up in the Air" was published, Sheldon Turner discovered the book and wrote a screenplay adaptation, which he sold to DreamWorks in 2003 add something


2004

In 2004, when he was 23, Reitman met and fell in love with his next door neighbor, eventually marrying writer Michele Lee, with whom he co-wrote the 2004 comedic short "Consent add something


2005

In 2005, Reitman's first feature film "Thank You for Smoking" opened add something


2006

In March 2006, Reitman formed the production company "Hard C Productions" with producing partner Daniel Dubiecki add something


2007

Reitman produced and directed the 2007 holiday season commercials for Wal-Mart with advertising agency Bernstein-Rein add something


2008

He was a guest on "The Howard Stern Show" on April 10, 2008; when he was asked if he would direct "Ghostbusters III" and cast Howard, he said "Do you know how many times I get asked if I want to do "Ghostbusters III"- Looking at my career so far, I mean, if you just looked at my two films, I would make the most boring "Ghostbusters" movie add something


2009

In 2009, Reitman left Hard C to form Right of Way Films add something

 

In the spring of 2009, Reitman directed "Up in the Air" starring George Clooney add something

 

Ivan Reitman - Also in 2009, he produced the Academy Award-nominated film, "Up in the Air", directed by his son Jason Reitman

 

Labor Day (film) - It was announced in 2009 that the film would be directed by Jason Reitman

 

Anna Kendrick - She appeared in the 2009 films "Elsewhere", in which she plays her first lead character, a girl whose best friend goes missing, and in director Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air", based on Walter Kirn's 2001 novel of the same name

 

St. Louis International Film Festival - The 2009 fest included a gala event for the movie Up in the Air , which was largely filmed in St. Louis, featuring a Q&A session with director Jason Reitman

 

Joyce Maynard - "Labor Day", an adult literary novel, was published in 2009 and a film adaptation, written and directed by Jason Reitman, opened in limited release on December 27, 2013 with full release scheduled for January 31, 2014

 

Up in the Air (2009 film) - "'Up in the Air"' is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner

 

Up in the Air (2009 film) - On November 6, 2009, the New York City Apple Store in SoHo hosted a conversation with director Jason Reitman

 

Up in the Air (2009 film) - The film was shown November 14, 2009 at the Tivoli Theater in University City, Missouri with Jason Reitman and Michael Beugg in attendance


 

Sheldon Turner and Reitman's "Up in the Air" screenplay won the Golden Globe award for best screenplay in 2010 add something

 

As of February 2, 2010, he has received four Academy award nominations, two of which are for Best Director add something

 

Reitman executively produced the erotic thriller "Chloe", theatrically released by Sony Pictures Classics on March 26, 2010 add something


2011

After being together 10 years, Reitman filed for divorce from his wife in June 2011 and stated he was divorced as of 2014 add something

 

Patton Oswalt - In December 2011, Oswalt played Matt Freehauf in Jason Reitman's black comedy "Young Adult"


2012

Reservoir Dogs - In February 2012, as part of an ongoing series of live dramatic readings of film scripts being staged with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art , director Jason Reitman cast black actors in the originally white cast: Laurence Fishburne as Mr. White; Terrence Howard as Mr. Blonde; Anthony Mackie as Mr. Pink; Cuba Gooding Jr. as Mr. Orange; Chi McBride as Joe Cabot; Anthony Anderson as Nice Guy Eddie ; Common as both Mr. Brown and Officer Nash , and Patton Oswalt as Holdaway


2013

Adam Sandler - On September 4, 2013, Sandler was added to the cast of the comedy film "Men, Women & Children", directed by Jason Reitman, which is currently being filmed in Austin


2014

Ansel Elgort - Elgort next co-starred in the comedy film "Men, Women & Children", directed by Jason Reitman and released in October 2014


2018

Vera Farmiga - Farmiga portrayed Oletha "Lee" Hart in Jason Reitman's Gary_Hart biopic "The Front Runner", opposite Hugh Jackman, set for release in November 2018


2019

Ghostbusters - On January 15, 2019, Reitman announced he would be working on a continuation of the original "Ghostbusters" created by his father, slated to be released in summer 2020 add something

 

Ghostbusters - "Entertainment Weekly" reported in January 2019 that a new "Ghostbusters" film is in development, to be helmed by Jason Reitman, Ivan's son