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Interview: Chris Columbus (The Young Messiah)

He has been involved with some of the most popular movies in the history of cinema, including “Home Alone,” “Gremlins,” “The Goonies,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and the “Harry Potter” film series. Now, Chris Columbus is producing “The Young Messiah.”

Video Content: Chris Columbus (2016)
SIDEWALKS host Veronica Castro talks to the producer, writer and director about his career, working with Steven Spielberg, and producing the film, “The Young Messiah.”

Born in Spangler, Pennsylvania, Chris Columbus is a director, screenwriter and producer. He worked as a screenwriter with Amblin Entertainment on the films “Gremlins,” “The Goonies,” and “Young Sherlock Holmes. As a director, Columbus’ projects include “Home Alone,” “Only the Lonely,” “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” ”Nine Months,” “Stepmom,” “Bicentennial Man,” “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” “Rent,” “I Love You Beth Cooper,” “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief,” and “Pixels.” He also produced “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” “Night at the Museum,” ”Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” and received an Academy Award nomination for producing “The Help.”

Interview Credits:
Recorded: March 9, 2016
Host / Producer: Veronica Castro
Videographer: Jeff Jarantilla
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Focus Features

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