Jake Kasdan (born Jacob Kasdan; 28 October 1974) is an American television and film director and occasional actor.
Kasdan was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Meg (née Goldman), a writer, and writer-director Lawrence Kasdan. His younger brother, Jon Kasdan, also works in the film and television industry as an actor and writer. Jake Kasdan is married to singer/songwriter Inara George of The Bird and the Bee.
Kasdan has directed five theatrical films: Zero Effect (1998), Orange County (2002), The TV Set (2007), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), and Bad Teacher (2011). He has also worked in television, most notably with Judd Apatow, as a consulting producer on Freaks and Geeks and as a director on Undeclared. He has also directed numerous stage productions.
In 2006, Kasdan received his first Golden Globe nomination for Walk Hard: Best Original Song (shared with John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow, and Marshall Crenshaw), but lost to “Guaranteed” from Into the Wild… read more
Just another movie where Jack Black is finding his comedic chops before he went on to legitimately good movies. The only time when it is worth it to see this, is when you are doing a research paper on Jack Black's career. It'll show you how far he has come from a fat buddy actor to a legitimately good actor.
Did not love it love it. I adore Jack Black hence ONE star. 'cause he's a star. so one star. a star. aha. It was funny. But other than jack black. not much cinema to pick from this flick. it's a shame. spent years trying to see let this and when i finally did. it let me down big time. :(
Zingers? I could merriam webster that but I'll let you translate that for me. Most of the time I've waited for a film I was let down in the end. This movie when was originally out I was a teen, now I'm a grown man. i dunno. I love Jack Black and back then I mighta liked this a lot, but hélàs i saw it like a year ago and it was no good. A shame.