Is the producer of ‘In The Dark’, a series of mystery, comedy and drama.
After studying in the section of Ucla film, the now famous actor and comedian american Ben Stiller began his acting career in 1985. He made his debut in the cinema in the comedy ‘Persecution Very, Very Hot’ (1987), Steven Lisberger and shot the short film ‘The Hustler of Money’, a parody of the film of Martin Scorsese ‘The Color of Money’. That same year he worked under the masterful direction of Steven Spielberg in ‘the Empire of The Sun’, becoming known in the film industry as a star of the pop-up.
The genre of comedy was never anything new for Ben, because as the son of actors and comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara naturally was influenced by his parents, to the point of working on some occasions with them. As in the movie Lisberger, where she shared credits with his dad.
Stardom in Hollywood
Ben Stiller reached popularity when he participated in the film drama ‘Fresh Horse’, but it was in the romantic comedy ‘Reality Bites’ (1994) which achieved the stardom in Hollywood. The film was his first work as a director and shared a star with Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke. Two years later wheel ‘Crazy Home’, with Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick as the main star.
After gaining critical acclaim for his performance in ‘Flirting with Disaster’ (1996), Ben Stiller gets the range of a Hollywood star after starring in the comedy the brothers Farrelly ‘Something’s wrong With Mary’. He continues his career playing a fake superhero in ‘Mystery Men’ (1999) and a son-in-law awkwardly at the side of Robert De Niro in ‘Her Parents’ (2000), and its aftermath ‘his Parents’ (2005) and ‘ahora Los padres son ellos’ (2010). Surrounded by his friends, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, and Vince Vaughn gives light to the comedy ‘Zoolander’ (2001), one of his most successful films and the one that most remember him.
Plays Starsky in ‘Starsky and Hutch’ (2004), the film adaptation of the famous television series, and invents a new sport in ‘a Matter of Balls’. But Ben Stiller also knows how to put aside their comical way in ‘More Than Friends’ and ‘The Tenenbaums: A family of Geniuses’.
Another of his great achievements has been consecrated as the host of his own sketch comedy ” The Ben Stiller Show’, broadcast by MTV between 1992 and 1995. With the tv show got good reviews and won an Emmy award for Outstanding Writing/Script of a Series of Variety in 1993.
The famous comedian of 54 years also lends his voice to the lion protagonist of the animated film ‘Madagascar’ (2005), and starred in the film for all the family ‘Night at the Museum’. Ben Stiller works with actresses such as Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston, and Michelle Monaghan in the romantic comedies ‘Duplex’ (2004), ‘And Then She Came’ (2004) and ‘Compulsive Marriage’ (2007). In 2008, back behind the cameras with the crazy comedy ‘Tropic Thunder’, alongside Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. A year later he returned to put voice to the protagonist of ‘Madagascar 2’ and back to ‘Night at the Museum 2’. The following year he stars for the first time a comedy author, who so wished, giving life to a forty-something depressive in ‘Greenberg’, Noah Baumbach. The failure of the film leads him to go back to business as usual. Lend your voice to one of the characters in the animation film ‘Megamind’, and joins in the action-comedy ‘Tower Heist’, which has as a companion to Eddie Murphy.
She created her own film production company
Already with a career in the acting and in the direction, in 1999 she created her own film production company Red Hour Films, which throughout its history has included content television and digital. Several of the films that he has directed the famous comedian and director have been produced by this renowned company, some of them are the two films of ‘Zoolander’, ‘Tropic’ Thunder’ and ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mity’. At the same time, he has performed with and produced television series such as ‘In The Dark’, a dramatic comedy that throughout its three seasons has obtained great reviews and good audience.
The series –which is also produced by Ben Stiller– is about Murphy Mason, a blind woman, and irreverent, investigates the murder of his friend Tyson after the body disappears mysteriously from the scene of the crime. Without the help of the police, she is willing to solve the murder for their own means while trying to live their ordinary life without anyone suspecting something. Image: Clasos