Schaeffer in 2011
|Born||1978 (age 41–42)|
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
Jac Schaeffer (born 1978) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter known for her 2009 feature film debut TiMER and for writing the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Widow.
Life and career
She wrote, produced and directed her first feature film, an science fiction romantic comedy called TiMER starring Emma Caulfield. The movie debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009 and saw a limited US release a year later.
Schaeffer wrote The Hustle, a Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, which was released in May 2019. Schaeffer is also developing her Blacklisted-script[vague] The Shower with Hathaway.
Schaeffer also wrote the Marvel Studios film Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson, until she was replaced with Ned Benson, who was in turn replaced by Eric Pearson. She was also hired by Marvel to write the first episode and serve as showrunner for WandaVision, in January 2019.
|2017||Olaf's Frozen Adventure||No||Yes||No||Short film|
|2019||Captain Marvel||No||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck|
|2019||The Hustle||No||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Stanley Shapiro & Paul Henning and Dale Launer|
|2020||Black Widow||No||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Ned Benson and Eric Pearson|
|2020||WandaVision||Yes||Pilot episode||Executive||Disney+ exclusive limited series|
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- Kit, Borys (January 9, 2019). "Marvel's 'Vision and Scarlet Witch' Series Lands 'Captain Marvel' Writer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on January 10, 2019. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
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