THE NIGHT BEFORE
Born and raised in New York City, JONATHAN LEVINE (Director / Story by /
Screenplay by) has been making films since the age of 12. Following his
graduation from Brown University's Art/Semiotics program, he worked in New York
as personal assistant to renowned writer-director Paul Schrader. In 2002, Levine
moved to Los Angeles to attend the AFI Conservatory as a director.
Most recently, Levine released his feature film adaptation of the novel Warm
Bodies by Isaac Marion for Lionsgate in February 2013. The film opened to both
mass critical and commercial acclaim, and has grossed over $115 million
worldwide. Levine is also producing the comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,
starring Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick, which recently wrapped production, and
will be released in July 2016.
Levine is currently directing the Showtime pilot "I'm Dying Up Here," a dark
comedy set in the 1970s Los Angeles comedy scene starring and executive produced
by Jim Carrey. Additionally, Levine will soon direct Fox's Untitled
Mother-Daughter Comedy, starring and produced by Amy Schumer, and will also
direct and produce the pilot "305," a Miami-set drama from Pitbull, also at Fox.
Previously, Levine directed 50/50 for Mandate Pictures. The critically acclaimed
and Golden Globe nominated film is based on screenwriter Will Reiser's story and
was released in 2011 by Summit Entertainment. The film, which stars Joseph
Gordon Levitt, Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard and Anna Kendrick, follows the
story of Adam Lerner, played by Levitt, who at 25 is diagnosed with a rare type
Levine made his feature directorial debut with All the Boys Love Mandy Lane,
which was later released by The Weinstein Co. in October 2013. Levine's second
feature and his first as both writer and director was 2008's The Wackness, which
won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and LA Film Festival.
Starring Ben Kingsley and Josh Peck, the film also earned Levine an Independent
Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay and was released by Sony
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