EXCLUSIVE: Hot off the 2012 Sundance Film Festival premiere of his film The First Time, Jon Kasdan has signed with WME. Kasdan, who wrote and directed The First Time, made his directing debut on 2007’s In The Land of Women, which he also wrote. The First Time, which stars WME clients Dylan O’Brien and Craig Roberts, is a fresh, grounded and funny coming of age story set in high school. Kasdan grew up in the business. He’s the son of writer/director Lawrence Kasdan, and has played roles in his father’s films The Big Chill, Silverado, The Accidental Tourist and Dreamcatcher. He’s also the brother of Bad Teacher helmer Jake Kasdan.
WME Signs Writer-Director Jon Kasdan
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