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Chris Weitz (born 1970 in New York, New York) is the producer and director (along with brother Paul Weitz) of American Pie, About a Boy, and other movies. The Weitz brothers are the sons of actress Susan Kohner. He is also credited with writing About a Boy and Antz. He has written and is directing a film based on the book trilogy His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Paul Weitz (born 1966 in New York, New York) is a film director and screenwriter. ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ... About a Boy is a 1998 novel by British writer Nick Hornby. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Susan Kohner (born November 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The trilogy (non-North American versions), in order of succession from left to right. ... Philip Pullman Philip Pullman CBE (born October 19, 1946), is a British writer, educated at Exeter College, Oxford, who is the best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy of fantasy novels and a number of other books, purportedly for children, but attracting increasing attention by adult readers. ...


He's also a sometime actor, playing the lead role of Chuck in the 2000 comedy drama movie Chuck & Buck and a bland suburbanite in Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Chuck & Buck is a 2000 film written by and starring Mike White, and directed by Miguel Arteta. ... Mr. ...


Chris Weitz graduated in English Literature from the University of Cambridge(Trinity College), England, where he was a classmate of Rachel Weisz. The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; Joseph Conrad was Polish, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Edgar Allan Poe was American, Salman Rushdie is Indian. ... The University of Cambridge (often called Cambridge University), located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Full name The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity Motto Virtus vera nobilitas Virtue is true Nobility Named after The Holy Trinity Previous names Kings Hall and Michaelhouse (until merged in 1546) Established 1546 Sister College(s) Christ Church Master The Lord Rees of Ludlow Location Trinity Street... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid... Weisz at a press conference for Enemy at the Gates at the 2001 Berlinale, photo by Michael Weiner Rachel Weisz (surname pronounced or vice) (born 7 March 1971) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning, and BAFTA-nominated English actress. ...


He is the son of the actress Susan Kohner and novelist/fashion designer John Weitz. Paul Kohner and Lupita Tovar are his grandparents. Susan Kohner (born November 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... Lupita Tovar (born July 27, 1911 in Oaxaca) is a Mexican-born actress, best known for her starring role in the 1931 Spanish-language version of Dracula. ...


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Chris Weitz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
Chris Weitz (born 1970 in New York, New York) is the producer and director (along with brother Paul Weitz) of American Pie, About a Boy, and other movies.
The Weitz brothers are the sons of actress Susan Kohner.
Chris Weitz graduated in English Literature from the University of Cambridge(Trinity College), England, where he was a classmate of Rachel Weisz.
His Dark Materials | BridgeToTheStars.Net (1041 words)
Chris Weitz: Yes, though not the obvious ones.  Lord of the Rings is of course an amazing achievement in terms of logistics, the sheer scope and size of the production, the attention to detail, the immersiveness of the piece; but I think HDM requires different elements in addition.
Chris Weitz: On the surface of it, as a fan of the books I would be terrified if I read that I was going to adapt HDM.  Let me try to put at ease anybody who is of a mind to be convinced at all...
Chris Weitz: Here we are at the heart of the matter.  This will certainly be the issue that will ignite the most controversy amongst fans and amongst the general public.
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