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Michael de Luca - Overview

Date of Birth: Aug 13, 1965    
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: United States
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Michael De Luca was an American movie producer and screenwriter whose most notable productions were the Academy Award-nominated films "The Social Network" (2010), "Moneyball" (2011), and "Captain Phillips" (2013). De Luca was born on August 13, 1965 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Instead of pursuing his degree first, De Luca dived right into showbiz in 1986 as a writer. Just a few years after his start in the film industry, he acted as the associate producer of the horror film sequel "Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III" (1990). He continued to work on other horror-themed productions such of "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" (1991), as both screenwriter and executive producer. As the years progressed, De Luca climbed the ranks of the industry, particularly at New Line Cinema. He was eventually named the company's president of production, with blockbuster films such as "Boogie Nights" (1997) and "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" (1999) released under his watch. Afterwards, De Luca became president of production at DreamWorks, from 2001 until his co... Read More
2001
Executive produced "Blow", a biopic of cocaine dealer George Jung starring Johnny Depp
2001
Joined DreamWorks as production president and COO
2001
Joined DreamWorks as production president and COO (June)
2001
Left New Line (February)
2000
Served as an executive producer on the historical drama "Thirteen Days"
1999
Executive produced the box-office hit sequel "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me"
1999
Reteamed with P.T. Anderson on "Magnolia"


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