Robb Cullen

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Robb Cullen
Born Robert Cullen
(1965-06-22) June 22, 1965 (age 51)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation Writer, producer, actor

Robert "Robb" Cullen (born June 22, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American film and television writer, actor and producer. He usually works with his brother, writer Mark Cullen.

Robb, along with his brother Mark, has created multiple prime-time TV series – Hitz for UPN, Lucky for FX, Gary The Rat for Spike TV and Heist for NBC.[1][2][3] The Cullen brothers co-created and executive produced Back in the Game on ABC, as well as Mr. Robinson for NBC.[4] They have also written and produced pilots for Fox, NBC, ABC, HBO and Showtime.

Cullen was nominated for a Primetime Emmy in 2003 in the category of "Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series" for the pilot episode of Lucky.[5][6]

The Cullen brothers wrote the screenplay for the 2010 Kevin Smith film Cop Out starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Seann William Scott, Adam Brody and Kevin Pollak.[7]

In 2010, it was reported that the Cullen brothers had written a screenplay for the re-make of the movie Uptown Saturday Night for Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment.[8][9]

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  1. ^ Rob Owen (April 6, 2003). "Pittsburgh native hits it 'Lucky'". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved May 29, 2015. "Lucky" creators and brothers Mark and Robb Cullen... 
  2. ^ Susan King (April 13, 2003). "Corbett Places It All on a 'Lucky' Bet". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Review: 'Gary the Rat'". Variety. June 25, 2003. Retrieved May 29, 2015. Exterminator Johnny Bugz (voiced by co-creator Robb Cullen) is a generic Looney Tunes bad guy. 
  4. ^ David Sims (September 25, 2013). "Back In The Game". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ Robert Seidman (July 14, 2011). "Actors Lead the Way for FX in Emmy Noms". Zap2it. Retrieved May 29, 2015. C.K. is the first actor from an FX comedy series to be nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, and the second writer to earn a nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Robb Cullen & Mark Cullen received a writing nomination Lucky in 2003). 
  6. ^ "FX Scores with Emmy Acting Nominations". The Futon Critic. July 14, 2011. Retrieved May 29, 2015. C.K. is the first actor from an FX comedy series to be nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, and the second writer to earn a nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Robb Cullen & Mark Cullen received a writing nomination Lucky in 2003). 
  7. ^ Ali Jaafar (May 16, 2015). "Bruce Willis Re-Teams With 'Cop Out's Mark And Robb Cullen For Private Investigator Comedy- Cannes". Deadline.com. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ Christopher Campbell (January 5, 2010). "Will Smith and Denzel Washington Remaking 'Uptown Saturday Night'?". Moviefone. Retrieved May 29, 2015. Pajiba further reports that Warner Bros. and Smith's Overlook Overbrook Entertainment are currently looking for writers to pen a new draft of the film, working from a previous script by Robb and Mark Cullen (of the upcoming Kevin Smith buddy comedy Cop Out). 
  9. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (November 26, 2013). "Another (White) Writer Hired To Pen 'Uptown Saturday Night' Remake Script (The Scribe Carousel Still Spins)". Indiewire blogs. Retrieved May 29, 2015. It seemed like it would be a go about 2 years ago, when Warner Bros and Smith's Overbrook Entertainment brought on comedy writer Tim Dowling to rewrite the Uptown Saturday Night script (at the time, the most recent draft was penned by Cop Out’s Mark and Robb Cullen). 

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