Michael McCullers

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Michael McCullers (born 1971) is an American comedy film screenwriter.

Early life[edit]

A native of Vestavia Hills , Alabama, McCullers attended Indian Springs School, a private high school in Birmingham, Alabama.[1]


McCullers started his career as writer on Saturday Night Live. He later co-wrote the scripts for Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember, two films of the Austin Powers film series starring Mike Myers, which became his most acclaimed works. He wrote and directed the 2008 comedy Baby Mama starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.[2]

McCullers later wrote the 2017 film The Boss Baby for DreamWorks Animation, and, with Genndy Tartakovsky, co-wrote Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) for Sony Pictures Animation.[3]

He is set to write Shrek 5 for DreamWorks Animation,[4] and is working on the script for the animated adaptation of Frogkisser!.[5]

Personal life[edit]

McCullers lives in Los Angeles,[6] with his wife and four children.[7]


Year Title Credited as
Writer Director
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Yes
2002 Undercover Brother Yes
Austin Powers in Goldmember Yes
2004 Thunderbirds Yes
2008 Baby Mama Yes Yes
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Script edits
2017 The Boss Baby Yes
2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Yes
TBA Untitled Shrek fifth film Yes
Frogkisser! Yes


  1. ^ "IMDb". Archived from the original on |archive-url= requires |archive-date= (help).
  2. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence. "New York Times". The New York Times.
  3. ^ http://www.cartoonbrew.com/feature-film/genndy-tartakovsky-isnt-done-hotel-transylvania-will-direct-third-film-franchise-140820.html
  4. ^ http://www.thehollywoodnews.com/2016/10/17/exclusive-writer-revealed-dreamworks-shrek-5-sky-high-2-coming/
  5. ^ Ford, Ashley (June 5, 2017). "'Boss Baby' Screenwriter to Pen Fox's Animated 'Frogkisser!'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  6. ^ "About.com Exclusive Interview with 'Baby Mama' Writer/Director Michael McCullers".
  7. ^ "Lil Sugar interview with Michael McCullers".

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