Kyle Newman

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Kyle Newman
Kyle Newman at Premiere.png
Born (1976-03-16) March 16, 1976 (age 40)
Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film editor
Spouse(s) Jaime King (2007–present)
Children 2

Kyle Newman (born March 16, 1976) is an American-born filmmaker whose directorial work encompasses a number of feature films including, The Hollow, a modern retelling of Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Fanboys, a Star Wars-themed comedy starring Kristen Bell and Seth Rogen, produced by Kevin Spacey and distributed by The Weinstein Company as well as the action-comedy Barely Lethal, starring Oscar Nominees Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L. Jackson alongside Jessica Alba, for producer Brett Ratner, released by prestigious A24 Films. He has directed music videos for some of the industry’s top artists including Taylor Swift (“Style”, "Clean"), Lana Del Rey (“Summertime Sadness”) and created the video content for Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour featuring Lena Dunham, Cara Delevigne, Selena Gomez and more. In 2016 Newman produced the critically acclaimed documentary Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made, about three teenagers who set out to recreate Steven Spielberg’s classic Raiders of the Lost Ark shot-for-shot in 1982, which distributed by Drafthouse Films. He is also the co-creater, co-writer of the upcoming animted feature film Gnome Alone. Newman, an honors graduate of New York University’s School of Film/TV, has written and/or directed for clients including The Microsoft Corp., Interscope Records, Starz Entertainment, The Coca-Cola Company,, Entertainment Weekly, Big Machine Records, Pacific Life Insurance, Games For Windows, Titan Publishing, Universal Republic Music, The Saturday Group and Lucasfilm, Ltd. [1]

Personal life[edit]

In March 2006, while working on the set of Fanboys, he met actress and former model Jaime King. [2] Newman proposed in Spring 2007, and the two married on November 23, 2007[3] in an "intimate and relaxed" ceremony in Los Angeles at Greystone Park and Manor, where Newman had proposed.[4]

Their first son, James Knight Newman was born October 6, 2013. In February 2015, it was announced King was pregnant with the couple's second child. King gave birth to Leo Thames Newman on July 16, 2015.[5] Kyle's brother, Kevin Newman, is a character designer for The Simpsons.

Kyle is a supporter of Arsenal Football Club in Great Britain.


Director, producer, writer and editor[edit]

Year Title Notes
2004 The Hollow Director
2009 Fanboys Director
2012 Star Wars: Smuggler's Gambit Director, producer and writer
2013 The Return of Return of the Jedi: 30 Years and Counting (documentary) Director, producer and writer
Ralph McQuarrie: Tribute to a Master (documentary) Associate producer and interviewer
2015 Star Wars: Smuggler's Bounty Director, producer and writer
Barely Lethal Director
Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour - Celebrity Interviews & "Clean" Director and writer
Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (documentary) Executive producer
2016 Fanboys II Director and producer
Chewie Director
2017 Space, Inc. (TV series) Co-producer
Gnomes! (animated) Writer and story by
Music videos
Year Title Artist Notes
2010 "Bury Me Alive" We Are the Fallen Director and writer
2012 "Summertime Sadness" Lana Del Rey Director (with Spencer Susser) and writer
2015 "31 Seconds for GRACE MMXIII" Jaime King & J. Ralph Director, writer and producer
2015 "Style" Taylor Swift Director, writer and producer
2015 "Clean" Taylor Swift Director, writer and producer
Short films
Year Title Notes
1997 The Cyclist Director, producer, writer and editor
1998 Bitten by Love Director, producer, writer and editor
2000 Drone Director, producer and writer
2004 Artflick.001 (documentary) Director and writer
2008 The Cube Director and writer (short film for Microsoft)
2011 Latch Key Producer


Year Film Role
2004 The Hollow Cool High School Dude
2012 Latch Key Mr. Kyle


  1. ^ "Biography for Kyle Newman". International Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  2. ^ Serpe, Gina (2007-11-26). "Jaime King Made a Missus". E! News. Retrieved 2007-12-18. 
  3. ^ "Jaime King ties the knot". Monsters and Critics. 2007-11-26. Retrieved 2007-12-18. 
  4. ^ Lehner, Marla (2007-09-13). "Jaime King Talks About FedEx Engagement Fiasco". People. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  5. ^ Enriquez, Justin (July 20, 2015). "Jaime King takes to Instagram to announce she gave birth to a baby boy as she shares intimate family photo from delivery room". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

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