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SHAWN LEVY (Director / Producer) is one of the most commercially successful film directors of the past decade. To date, his films have grossed over $2 billion worldwide. His youthfully enthusiastic approach to filmmaking is evident in the storylines and characters he creates - blending humor, humanity and spectacle in the cinematic stories he tells.

Levy both produced and directed the blockbuster "Night at the Museum" franchise, starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Hank Azaria, Amy Adams, Christopher Guest, Jonah Hill, Dick Van Dyke and Mickey Rooney. To date, the global success of this franchise has netted more than a billion dollars in worldwide box office. Levy is currently in production on the third installment of the series, which adds an impressive line-up of new cast members including Sir Ben Kingsley and Rebel Wilson. The film is scheduled to be released December 19, 2014.

In 2013, Levy helmed the comedy "The Internship," starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as a pair of slackers who earn positions with Google, and, in 2011, he directed the futuristic father-son boxing drama, "Real Steel," starring Hugh Jackman.

In addition to his directing slate, Levy is developing several films to produce through his production company, 21 Laps Entertainment, which is housed at 20th Century Fox. Levy is currently producing the October 2014 release "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day," starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner. Most recently, Levy produced the critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama "The Spectacular Now," which stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller. 21 Laps also produced the hit comedy "What Happens in Vegas," with Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, which earned over $200 million worldwide In 2010, Levy directed and produced "Date Night." The film boasted a stellar cast that included Steve Carell, Tina Fey, James Franco, Mark Wahlberg, Kristin Wiig, Mark Ruffalo and Leighton Meester. "Date Night" resonated soundly with audiences, grossing over $150 million worldwide.

Previously, Levy directed the hit 2006 comedy "The Pink Panther," starring Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Beyonce Knowles and Jean Reno. Levy also directed the smash hit "Cheaper By The Dozen," starring Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Ashton Kutcher and Hilary Duff, which went on to gross more than $200 million worldwide.

Levy graduated at the age of 20 from the Drama Department of Yale University. He later studied film in the Masters Film Production Program at USC, where he produced and directed the short film "Broken Record." This film won the Gold Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival, in addition to being selected to screen at the Director's Guild of America.

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