Frankel at a CFC Masterclass in November 2011
April 2, 1959
New York City, New York
Director, screenwriter, producer
David Frankel (born April 2, 1959) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for directing . The Devil Wears Prada
Biography [ edit ]
Frankel was born in
New York City. He is the son of Tobia Simone (née Brown) and Max Frankel, a former executive editor of and columnist. The New York Times [1 ] He won the [2 ] Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his 1996 short film and an Dear Diary Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for the pilot episode of (2004), and has since directed the successful studio films Entourage (2006), The Devil Wears Prada (2008), and Marley & Me (2012). His birdwatching comedy, Hope Springs , starring The Big Year Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, JoBeth Williams, and Jack Black, was released in October 2011.
In 2008 he lived in
Coconut Grove. [3 ]
Future Projects—Septimus Heap: Magyk [ edit ]
It was announced that David Frankel would direct the film adaptation of the first novel of the Septimus Heap series. Karen Rosenfelt had also been brought on as Producer. Author Angie Sage was assigned as Executive Producer. Much has not been said about the film and it is unknown whether the film has been cancelled or merely shelved.
Filmography [ edit ]
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