Jonathan Levine

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Jonathan Levine
Born Jonathan A. Levine
June 18, 1976 (1976-06-18) (age 39)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Brown University (BA)
American Film Institute (MFA)
Occupation film director, screenwriter

Jonathan A. Levine (born June 18, 1976) is an American film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Levine was born in New York City. He 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.


As director and screenwriter[edit]

As producer[edit]



  1. ^ Kit, Borys (January 19, 2010). "'Warm Bodies' lands Jonathan Levine". Hollywood Reporter. 
  2. ^ "'Mandy Lane' Director Takes New Spin on Zombie Genre with 'Warm Bodies'". January 19, 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ Barton, Steve (January 19, 2010). "Zombies Need Love Too! Cuddle Up with Some Warm Bodies!". Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (January 19, 2010). "Summit cozies up to 'Warm Bodies'". Retrieved October 20, 2010. 

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