Rob Muir

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Rob Muir began his career as writer/performer with The Groundlings and Second City, Los Angeles. It was at The Second City where he met and began writing with fellow performer Bob Hilgenberg. The newly formed writing team quickly transitioned into feature film writing, with a series of comedy rewrites and pitch sales, all at major studios.In 2007, Bob & Rob were hired to pen the screenplay "Mars Needs Moms"! (based on the new book by Berkeley Breathed), for Walt Disney Pictures. Academy Award winning director Robert Zemeckis and his ImageMovers Digital, are producing as part of their new deal with Disney.In the summer of 2007 they contributed on a production rewrite of "Gnomeo & Juliet" for Miramax, starring Kate Winslet, music by Elton John.A turning point for Bob & Rob was in 2005, when they were hired to write "Monsters Inc. 2" for Walt Disney Pictures, it was their introduction to the world of animated feature films...they were hooked! Getting to work with Bob Iger and Dick Cook was a lot of fun. That said, Bob & Rob are pleased that Pixar regained control over all of their projects.Other assignments include the comedy, I Love You Again, for New Line Cinema. Just prior to their assignments at Disney, they wrote the first draft of the Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo family comedy "Yours, Mine & Ours" for MGM/Paramount. Off the success of that script, they set up another project at MGM, an original screenplay, "Infantile", which they sold on a pitch and was recently picked up by Disney in turn-around.Their original screenplay, "Scared Guys", is active at Sony Pictures with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, attached. Bob and Rob did rewrites on "Stuck On You" for Twentieth Century Fox, and they wrote "Father Knows Best" for Nickelodeon and Paramount. Their original screenplay, "Small World", is in active development at Fox 2000.In 2003, they wrote and directed their award winning, comedy short film, Hiding In Walls", which starred Jane Lynch (40 Year Old Virgin) and Danny Trejo, (Spy Kids). The film satirizes Bob & Rob's adventures as Hollywood Screenwriters. Their television writing includes the produced pilot "Grown-Ups", for Columbia/Tri-Star Television. The comedy sitcom starred, Sam Seder, Julie Warner, Farah Forke, Michael Weatherly and Pat Finn.When Bob & Rob are not writing, they like to sit around and talk about how similar their names are.
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