THE ASTRONAUT'S WIFE
(Producer) graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1989
with a double major in film production and political science.
He first worked for producer Richard Zanuck for a year as a development
assistant, concentrating mainly on tracking and evaluating theater,
books and screenplays during the production of Driving Miss
After moving to Los Angeles, Lazar worked at Dino De Laurentiis
Communications in business affairs and in the story department.
He worked his way up to helming DDLC's development and production
departments as Executive Vice President of Production. During
his employment, the company had produced such feature films as
Army of Darkness, Once Upon a Crime, Kuffs and Body
of Evidence. He also was responsible for bringing Robert M.
Young to De Laurentiis to direct "Solomon & Sheba"
and "Slaves of Dreams" for Showtime. Recently, Lazar
was executive producer of John Dahl's science fiction thriller,
Unforgettable, starring Ray Liotta and Linda Fiorentino.
He was also a producer on the Wachowski-penned Assassins
with Sylvester Stalone and Antonio Banderas and will serve as
producer on The Maker for director Tim Hunter starring
Matthew Modine and Mary Louise Parker. Lazar also signed a 3 year
first look production deal with Warner Bros.
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