André Øvredal

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André Øvredal
Born (1973-05-06) 6 May 1973 (age 48)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active2000–present

André Øvredal (Norwegian: [ɑnˈdreː ˈø̂ːvrədɑɫ]; born 1973) is a Norwegian film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

He is best known for writing and directing the film Trollhunter.[1][2] Øvredal wrote for 20th Century Fox Television the pilot episode of action-horror television series Enormous,[3] which is based on the comic book by the same name.[4]


Year Film Director Writer Producer Notes
1997[5] Future Murder Yes Yes Yes Also editor
2009 Customer Support Yes Yes No Short film
2010 Trollhunter Yes Yes No
2016 Tunnelen Yes Yes No Short film
2016 The Autopsy of Jane Doe Yes No No
2017 Enormous No Yes No Pilot episode
2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Yes No No
2020 Mortal Yes Yes Yes
TBD The Long Walk[6] Yes No No Based on the novel of the same name

Producer only

Year Film Notes
2001 3AM Eternal Short film
2015 Polaroid Executive producer


  1. ^ Eggertson, Chris (6 May 2011). "Interview: Andre Ovredal, Director of 'TrollHunter'!!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  2. ^ Hale, Mike (9 June 2011). "Movie Review Trollhunter (2010)". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
  3. ^ Barton, Steve (9 June 2011). "Fox TV Makes an Enormous Announcement". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
  4. ^ "20th TV, New Regency Television Take On 'Enormous' Comic Book Adaptation". Deadline Hollywood. 9 June 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
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  6. ^ "André Øvredal To Direct Stephen King's 'The Long Walk' For New Line". Deadline Hollywood.

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