STAR WARS: EPISODE II
ATTACK OF THE CLONES
RICK McCALLUM (Producer) began his career as a producer, working with one
of Britain's most esteemed screenwriters, the late Dennis Potter, on the
screen adaptation of Pennies from Heaven, starring
Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters. McCallum then went on to produce for Mr.
Potter, Dream Child and Blackeyes.
Dream Child won three BAFTA awards and an Evening Standard Award for
Best Actress (Coral Browne). He also was the executive producer of the acclaimed
six-pan BBC series The Singing Detective.
McCallum also established a close working relationship with director Nicolas
Roeg and produced Roeg's Castaway and Track
29. For writer/director David Hare, McCallum produced Heading
Home, starring Gary Oldman and Joely Richardson, as well as Hare's Strapless,
starring Blair Brown, Bruno Ganz and Bridget Fonda. He also produced
Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures starring
Walter Matthau, and Link starring Terence Stamp and
For television, McCallum produced the HBO film On Tidy
Endings, written by Harvey Fierstein and starring Fierstein and
Stockard Channing. The production received four CableAce Awards, including Best
Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay. He also produced The Rolling Stones'
music video "Undercover," which won the MTV Award for Best Video of
Since 1990, McCallum has worked exclusively with writer/director George
Lucas. The two collaborated on the feature film Radioland
Murders and the critically acclaimed television series The
Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. This series, filmed over a period of
four years in 30 countries, received 32 Emmy nominations and won 12 Emmy Awards.
It also won the 1993 Banff Award for Best Continuing Series and received a 1993
Golden Globe nomination for Best Dramatic Series. Series directors included
Bille August, Mike Newell, Nicolas Roeg, Carl Schultz, Simon Wincer, David Hare,
Deepa Mehta, Rene Manzor, Michael Schultz, Gavin Miller and Terry Jones.
McCallum also produced the highly successful Star Wars
Special Edition and, of course, Star Wars: Episode
I The Phantom Menace.
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