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      Evan Goldberg

      Evan Goldberg

      Highest Rated: 95% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (2023)

      Lowest Rated: 16% The Watch (2012)

      Birthday: May 11, 1982

      Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

      With his childhood friend, actor Seth Rogen, writer-producer-director Evan Goldberg was a key creative figure on some of the most uproarious comedies of the late 2000s, including Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up" (2007) and "Superbad" (2007), as well as "Pineapple Express" (2008), "Funny People" (2009) and the unexpectedly heartfelt "50/50" (2011). Goldberg and Rogen cut their teeth on Hollywood comedies as teenagers in their native Canada, and wrote the earliest draft of "Superbad" shortly before Rogen made his television debut on "Freaks and Geeks" (NBC 1999-2000). That series' creator, Judd Apatow, took the pair under his wing, providing them with their first feature hit on "Knocked Up" and shepherding "Superbad" to the screen, where it became a substantial hit. Goldberg and Rogen were soon key members of the so-called "frat pack," a loose constellation of actors and creative figures orbiting around Apatow, including James Franco, Danny McBride, Jonah Hill and Jay Baruchel, all of whom would appear in most of Goldberg and Rogen's subsequent efforts, including the hit "Pineapple Express" and the less well-received "Green Hornet" (2011). Though Goldberg and Rogen's humor frequently concerned young men in various states of arrested development - and inebriation - their work on "50/50," with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a 20-something battling cancer, also showed a remarkably mature side. They would return to broader work with "The Guilt Trip" (2012) and their directorial debuts on "This Is the End" (2013), both of which would extend their status as original and anarchic voices on the studio comedy scene.

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      Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen at arrivals for CinemaCon 2014 Big Screen Achievement Awards, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV March 27, 2014. Photo By: James Atoa/Everett Collection SUPERBAD, producer Shauna Robertson, writer Evan Goldberg, Jonah Hill, on set, 2007. ©Columbia Pictures PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, from left: producer Seth Rogen, James Franco, producer and writer Judd Apatow, director David Gordon Green, producer Shauna Robertson, producer and writer Evan Goldberg, on set, 2008. ©Columbia Pictures SUPERBAD, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, writer Evan Goldberg, on set, 2007. ©Columbia Pictures SUPERBAD, writer Seth Rogen (left), Michael Cera (second from left), writer Evan Goldberg (back, center), Jonah Hill (front), Roger Iwata (second from right), producer Shauna Robertson (right), on set, 2007. ©Columbia Pictures THIS IS THE END, from left: directors Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, on set, 2013. ph: Suzanne Hanover/©Sony Pictures THIS IS THE END, from left: co-directors Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, on set, 2013. ph: Suzanne Hanover/©Sony Pictures SUPERBAD, writer Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, writer Evan Goldberg, on set, 2007. ©Columbia Pictures

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      29% 42% Miller's Girl Producer $282.0K 2024
      95% 90% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $118.4M 2023
      59% 71% Cobweb Producer $440.0K 2023
      90% 82% Joy Ride Producer $12.8M 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem 3D Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 2023
      85% 67% Console Wars Executive Producer - 2020
      72% 44% An American Pickle Producer - 2020
      80% 86% Good Boys Producer $83.1M 2019
      82% 74% Long Shot Producer $30.3M 2019
      84% 51% Blockers Producer $59.8M 2018
      18% 47% Game Over, Man! Producer - 2018
      91% 85% The Disaster Artist Producer $21.1M 2017
      82% 50% Sausage Party Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $97.7M 2016
      64% 44% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $55.3M 2016
      No Score Yet 17% F for Franco Self - 2015
      68% 61% The Night Before Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $43.0M 2015
      51% 48% The Interview Director,
      Producer
      $6.1M 2014
      73% 63% Neighbors Producer $150.1M 2014
      83% 71% This Is the End Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $101.5M 2013
      37% 39% The Guilt Trip Producer $37.1M 2012
      16% 39% The Watch Screenwriter $34.4M 2012
      81% 71% Goon Screenwriter $4.2M 2011
      93% 88% 50/50 Producer $35.0M 2011
      45% 43% The Green Hornet Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      $98.8M 2011
      69% 48% Funny People Executive Producer $51.8M 2009
      68% 73% Pineapple Express Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      $87.3M 2008
      88% 87% Superbad Writer,
      Executive Producer
      $121.5M 2007
      89% 83% Knocked Up Executive Producer $148.7M 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jay and Seth Versus the Apocalypse Screenwriter - 2007

      TV

      Credit
      93% 83% The Boys Executive Producer 2019-2020 2022 2024
      99% 89% Invincible Executive Producer 2021 2023
      97% 77% Gen V Executive Producer,
      Creator
      2023
      76% 67% Paul T. Goldman Executive Producer 2023
      78% 67% Pam & Tommy Executive Producer 2022
      97% 72% The Boys Presents: Diabolical Executive Producer,
      Writer
      2022
      69% 78% Black Monday Executive Producer 2019-2021
      91% 83% Future Man Executive Producer 2017 2019-2020
      87% 74% Preacher Executive Producer,
      Director,
      Producer
      2017-2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking With Chris Hardwick Guest 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ali G: Rezurection Writer 2014