Jonathan Levine

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Jonathan A. Levine (born 18 June 1976 in New York City) is an American film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Levine won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival for his film The Wackness.[1] He directed the 2011 film 50/50 and the 2013 film Warm Bodies,[2] which is based on the novel of the same name by writer Isaac Marion.[3][4]

Levine was also director Paul Schrader's assistant for a time before his own directorial career took off. He is currently in pre-production to direct a film called Legend, based on a book and series of the same name by Marie Lu.




  1. ^ 'Warm Bodies' lands Jonathan Levine[dead link]
  2. ^ "'Mandy Lane' Director Takes New Spin on Zombie Genre with 'Warm Bodies'". Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Zombies Need Love Too! Cuddle Up with Some Warm Bodies!". January 19, 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ By (January 19, 2010). "Summit cozies up to 'Warm Bodies'". Retrieved October 20, 2010. 

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