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NICHOLAS STOLLER (Director / Writer / Producer) is a director, writer and producer of intelligent, character-driven comedies. Stoller directed the blockbuster hit comedy "Neighbors," starring Zac Efron, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, which has earned over $250 million worldwide, and its sequel, "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," which was released May 20. Efron, Rogen and Byrne returned to their roles, as Chloë Grace Moretz and Selena Gomez joined the cast.

His upcoming film projects include the animated feature adaptation of "Captain Underpants," which Stoller is writing. For TV, Stoller co-wrote and is an executive producer working on the second season of "The Carmichael Show," and was an executive producer on Fox's comedy series "The Grinder," starring Fred Savage and Rob Lowe.

Stoller co-wrote "The Five-Year Engagement" with collaborator and star Jason Segel, which was released in April of 2012. The film, which Stoller produced alongside Rodney Rothman and Apatow Productions, tells the story of the ups and downs of a man's five year engagement with his fiancée, played by Emily Blunt.

In 2011, Stoller teamed with Segel to write and executive produce "The Muppets," directed by James Bobin. The critically acclaimed film, starring Segel and Amy Adams, received an Academy Award for Best Original Song and won the Critics' Choice Award in the same category. To date, "The Muppets" has grossed over $165 million worldwide at the box office. He then went on to write and executive produce its 2014 sequel, "Muppets Most Wanted."

Stoller made his directorial debut in 2008 with "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," a comedy starring Segel, Mila Kunis, Jonah Hill, Kristen Bell, Bill Hader and Russell Brand. The film was produced by Apatow Productions and grossed over $105 million worldwide. Stoller went on to make "Get Him To the Greek," which he wrote, directed and produced. Hill and Brand reprised their "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" roles, as Hill's character struggles to escort Brand's rock star character from London to Los Angeles for a comeback tour that begins at the Greek Theater. The film was released in June 2010.

Additionally, Stoller wrote the hit "Yes Man" in 2008, as well as the modern re-imagining of "Gulliver's Travels," starring Jack Black and Emily Blunt, released in December 2010.

Stoller's first job in the entertainment industry was comedy writing for Apatow's celebrated Fox television series "Undeclared." He made the transition to screenwriting doing rewrites on numerous projects and co-writing, with Apatow, the Jim Carrey vehicle "Fun with Dick and Jane."

Stoller, a Harvard alumnus who wrote for the Lampoon, was born in London, England and raised in Miami. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.


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