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Sean Daniel

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Sean Daniel has produced <em>The Mummy, The Mummy Returns</em> and <em>Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.</em> He is currently in production on <em>The Wolfman</em> starring Benecio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins for The Stuber Company and Universal Studios. In 1992 he formed Alphaville Productions with partner Jim Jacks. In addition to <em>The Mummy</em> series they produced such films as Richard Linklater's acclaimed <em>Dazed and Confused</em>, the renowned western <em>Tombstone</em> starring Kurt Russell, <em>The Scorpion King</em>, Nora Ephron's comedy <em>Michael</em> starring John Travolta, <em>A Simple Plan</em> directed by Sam Raimi, the Coen Brothers' <em>Intolerable Cruelty</em>, the Chris Rock/Weitz brothers comedy <em>Down To Earth</em>, Jerry Zucker's <em>Rat Race</em>, John Woo's first American film <em>Hard Target</em>, William Friedkin's <em>The Hunted</em> starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benecio Del Toro, <em>The Jackal</em> starring Richard Gere and Bruce Willis and <em>The Gift</em> starring Cate Blanchett and Hilary Swank, also directed by Raimi.<br /> <br /> For cable television Daniel produced the TNT Original Film <em>Freedom Song</em> directed by Phil Robinson and starring Danny Glover, HBO's <em>Everyday People</em> and the USA Network's four-hour miniseries <em>Attila</em>. <br /> <br /> Before becoming a producer Sean Daniel was an executive at Universal Studios serving as President of Production from 1984-1989. During his time there he supervised such films as National Lampoon's <em>Animal House, Coal Miner's Daughter, The Blues Brothers, Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Field of Dreams, Do The Right Thing, Missing, Fletch, Brazil</em> and <em>Gorillas in the Mist</em>.<br /> <br /> He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film from the California Institute of the Arts in 1973. In addition Daniel has been a participant in the debate about media and culture, appearing on The McLaughlin Group, NPR' s Which Way LA and in the New York and Los Angeles Times as well as The Huffington Post.

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