Jac Schaeffer

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Jac Schaeffer

Jac Schaeffer (born 1978) is a film director, producer and screenwriter known for her 2009 feature film debut TiMER.[1]

Schaeffer holds a B.A. from Princeton University,[2] and a master's degree from the USC School of Cinema.[3]

Schaeffer wrote The Hustle, a Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake starring Anne Hathaway,[4] set to be released in May 2019.[5] Schaeffer is also developing her Blacklisted-script The Shower with Hathaway.[6]

Schaeffer co-wrote the screenplay for the Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel with Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The film is scheduled to release on March 8, 2019.

Schaeffer is writing another Marvel Studios film in Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson.[7]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter Producer
2009 TiMER Yes Yes Yes Directorial debut
2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure No Yes No Short film
2019 Captain Marvel No Yes No Co-wrote with Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
The Hustle No Yes No Remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
TBA Black Widow No Yes No In development


  1. ^ "Tribeca '09 Interview: "TiMER" Director Jac Schaeffer". Indiewire. April 20, 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Jac Schaeffer Biography". Stacey Stern. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  3. ^ Tomlinson, Brett (22 April 2009). "Tribeca connection : Q&A with writer, director, and producer Jac Schaeffer '00". Princeton Alumni Weekly. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  4. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (2017-01-19). "Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson Are The 'Nasty Women' In MGM's 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' Remake". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (2017-11-15). "Anne Hathaway-Rebel Wilson Comedy to Hit Theaters in August". Variety. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  6. ^ Ford, Rebecca; Kit, Borys (January 15, 2016). "Anne Hathaway's Alien Invasion Comedy 'The Shower' Landing at Warner Bros. (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  7. ^ Kroll, Justin (2018-01-10). "Marvel's Standalone 'Black Widow' Movie Gains Momentum With Jac Schaeffer Writing". Variety. Retrieved 2018-01-10.

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