ROBERT LUKETIC (Director) is best known for directing the smash hit comedy Legally Blonde. This film, which grossed close to $100 million and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, marked Luketic's feature film directing debut.
More recently, Luketic directed the hit film Monster-in-Law, starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, which was Fonda's first acting role in fifteen years. Luketic also directed the romantic comedy Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, which starred Kate Bosworth, Nathan Lane, Josh Duhamel and Topher Grace.
Born in Sydney, Luketic won his first award at the age of 15, when he was honored for Best Film at the ATOM Film Festival. Luketic went on to study at the Victorian College of Arts - School of Film and Television (VCA), one of Australia's most prestigious film schools. His award-winning short film, Titsiana Booberini, screened at many film festivals, including Sundance, Telluride, Aspen and Santa Barbara and brought him to the attention of Hollywood.
Up next for Luketic is The Ugly Truth, a romantic comedy that will re-team him with Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith, the writers of Legally Blonde. The film is slated to star Katherine Heigl.
The director is currently developing numerous projects, including Matt Helm, an action-adventure film based on a series of spy novels written by Donald Hamilton for Dreamworks.
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