JONATHAN MOSTOW (Executive Producer) is currently directing the sci-fi thriller Surrogates starring Bruce Willis for Disney. The movie derived from the popular graphic novel is scheduled for a Thanksgiving 2009 release.
Mostow directed Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines which grossed over $450 million worldwide. He previously directed and wrote the action thriller U-571, starring Matthew McConaughey. The WWII submarine drama opened #1 and garnered two Academy Award® nominations and an Oscar® for Best Sound Editing. He is currently developing a feature film adaptation of his sci-fi comic book, "The Megas" (co-written by John Harrison) published by Virgin Comics.
Mostow's theatrical film debut was as writer/director of the critically acclaimed 1997 thriller Breakdown, starring Kurt Russell. The same year, he executive produced The Game, starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn. Both films opened #1 in North America.
In 1998, Mostow directed Tom Hanks in "La Voyage Dans La Lune," the finale episode of the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon."
Mostow began his filmmaking career as a student at Harvard University, where he directed numerous award-winning shorts and documentaries. His 1991 feature-length directorial debut, the Showtime television thriller "Flight of the Black Angel," earned him a CableACE nomination for Best International Movie or Special.