Inspired Minds

Andrew Trapani

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Nine/8 Entertainment Co-Founder and producer Andrew Trapani joins us to discuss his career path, music, film culture and producing in the horror genre. Credits include: “The Haunting in Connecticut,” which opened at #2 at the box offices and went on to gross over $99 million, “Winchester,” the supernatural horror film starring Oscar-winner Helen Mirren, “The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,” “Tamara,” written by “Final Destination” franchise creator Jeffrey Reddick and “True Rights.”

In 2016, production began on a documentary about the Showtime era of the Los Angeles Lakers, which Trapani is producing in partnership with Lakers president Jeanie Buss. Trapani’s projects in development include a remake of the 1981 film “An American Werewolf in London,” a film adaptation of the Richard Brautigan novel “The Hawkline Monster,” and a scripted sports drama series for Showtime which he is co-producing with legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson.