John’s credits as a screenwriter include “There's Something About Mary”, “Santa Clause II”, Santa Clause III”, starring Tim Allen and “Free Birds”, a computer animated feature, starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson. Box office receipts of the aforementioned films total in excess of a billion dollars internationally.

On the television side, John has been an executive producer/show runner on over ten different television series.  His most recent credits include the Golden Globe winning series, Mozart in the Jungle. He is currently serving as executive producer for Peabody Award Winning best drama series, David Makes Man, with Academy Award winner Tarell McCraney (Moonlight), for Warner Brothers Television and the OWN Network. 

He is currently writing two one-hour drama pilots for Warner Brothers Television, and a third one for Netflix.   He recently finished working with Riot Games, adapting their massively multiplayer online game, League of Legends, into a computer animated television series, “Arcane”. 

John is also adapting “There’s Something About Mary” as a Broadway musical.  

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