DAVID HOUSEHOLTER (Executive Producer) previously collaborated with Will Ferrell on Semi-Pro for New Line Cinema, on Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby for Columbia Pictures, on Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy for DreamWorks, and on Elf for New Line Cinema.
For DreamWorks, Householter executive produced 2007's hit comedy Norbit, starring Eddie Murphy, and the Reese Witherspoon/Mark Ruffalo romantic comedy Just Like Heaven. He also served as Co-Producer/Unit Production Manager on the 2003 Paramount sci-fi film The Core, directed by Jon Amiel, as well as the teen action movie Clockstoppers for Paramount and director Jonathan Frakes.
Householter began working on films in 1984 as a set production assistant on Wes Craven's seminal horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street and soon took the next step up the ladder as a second assistant director on Paul Verhoeven's Robocop. His credits as a first assistant director include Drugstore Cowboy, The Marrying Man, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Heavyweights, and The Nutty Professor. As a unit production manager, Householter worked on a number of projects, beginning with The Chamber and including such films as Mystery Men and Little Nicky.