Brian Koppelman

Brian William Koppelman
Brian William Koppelman (born April 27, 1966) is an American filmmaker, essayist, podcaster, TV series creator, former music business executive and record producer.wikipedia
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Solitary Man (film)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.
Solitary Man is a 2009 American film co-directed by Brian Koppelman and David Levien.

Ocean's Thirteen

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.
Filming began in July 2006 in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, based on a script by Brian Koppelman and David Levien.

Billions (TV series)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions. Showtime's drama Billions, created by Koppelman with The New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and writing partner David Levien, and starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, premiered to strong reviews in 2016.
Billions is an American television drama series created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, that premiered on Showtime on January 17, 2016.

Charles Koppelman

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Koppelman was born on April 27, 1966 in Roslyn Harbor, New York to a Jewish family, the son of Brenda "Bunny" Koppelman and Charles Koppelman.
Around that time Koppelman's son, Brian Koppelman, then a student at Tufts University in Boston, discovered musician Tracy Chapman and brought her to his father who soon signed her to a record deal.

Tracy Chapman

Tracey Chapman
As a student at Tufts University, he discovered singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman and executive-produced her first album.
Another Tufts student, Brian Koppelman, heard Chapman playing and brought her to the attention of his father, Charles Koppelman.

David Levien

In 1997, Koppelman wrote the original screenplay for Rounders with his writing partner, David Levien.
Best known as the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, Levien has also produced films such as The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones Levien frequently collaborates on projects with his writing partner Brian Koppelman.

The Illusionist (2006 film)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.

The Lucky Ones (film)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.

P.T. Barnum Awards

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In 2013, Tufts University awarded Koppelman their P.T. Barnum Award for success in Media/Arts.

Runner Runner

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Runner Runner is a 2013 American crime thriller film directed by Brad Furman, written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien and starring Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton and Anthony Mackie.

Andrew Ross Sorkin

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Showtime's drama Billions, created by Koppelman with The New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and writing partner David Levien, and starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, premiered to strong reviews in 2016.
Sorkin is the co-creator for the Showtime series Billions, an American television drama series created with Brian Koppelman and David Levien, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis.

Tilt (TV series)

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It was created by Brian Koppelman and David Levien, who co-wrote the poker-themed feature film Rounders.

Knockaround Guys

In 2001, Koppelman wrote, produced, and directed his first film, Knockaround Guys, which film critic Roger Ebert gave 3 out of 4 stars.

Grantland

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Koppelman was a contributor and essayist at Grantland.com, a website that was dedicated to sports and pop culture.
Former contributors include Men in Blazers duo Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, Spike Friedman, Tom Bissell, Lane Brown, Jason Concepcion, author Dave Eggers, author Malcolm Gladwell, Justin Halpern, Mark Harris, Jay Caspian Kang, screenwriter of the movie Rounders Brian Koppelman, Juliet Litman, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wesley Morris, Chris Ryan, MacArthur Award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead and Emily Yoshida.

Rounders (film)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions. In 1997, Koppelman wrote the original screenplay for Rounders with his writing partner, David Levien.

Jennifer Hutt

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His sister is Jennifer Koppelman Hutt, who hosts a Sirius Satellite Radio show called Just Jenny.
Her brother is Brian Koppelman, co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders and her sister is Stacy Fritz.

Roslyn Harbor, New York

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Koppelman was born on April 27, 1966 in Roslyn Harbor, New York to a Jewish family, the son of Brenda "Bunny" Koppelman and Charles Koppelman.
*Brian Koppelman (born 1966), filmmaker, essayist, podcaster, TV series creator, former music business executive and record producer

The Street Lawyer

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Paris Barclay directed the pilot, which was scripted by Brian Koppelman and David Levien.

The Girlfriend Experience

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ESPN

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.

30 for 30

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.

Showtime (TV network)

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Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions. Showtime's drama Billions, created by Koppelman with The New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and writing partner David Levien, and starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, premiered to strong reviews in 2016.