Peyton Tucker Reed
(1964-07-03) July 3, 1964
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, television director|
|Bring It On|
Down with Love
(m. 1998; div. 2006)
(m. 2013, present)
Peyton Tucker Reed (born July 3, 1964) is an American television and film director. He directed the comedy films Bring It On, Down with Love, The Break-Up, and Yes Man, as well as the superhero film Ant-Man and its sequels.
Reed was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1987 with a degree in English and Radio, Television & Motion Pictures. He was a DJ for WXYC, the UNC student radio station, while enrolled at the university. He worked as a van driver on the set of Bull Durham in 1987, which was partially filmed in Raleigh
Reed's directorial debut, the motion picture Bring It On, was a number one box office hit. He also directed Down with Love, and The Break-Up; all comedy films. He has also acted in small roles in some films including his own and has written a few original songs for his soundtracks. He has also produced a few music videos.
Peyton Reed was originally set to direct the 20th Century Fox production Fantastic Four, before departing the project and being replaced by director Tim Story.
Reed directed the 2008 film Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey. Yes Man is an adaptation of Danny Wallace's autobiography about his decision to say "yes" to whatever offer, invitation, challenge, or opportunity that is presented to him.
Reed replaced Edgar Wright as the director of Ant-Man. Prior to joining the production of Ant-Man, Reed was slated to direct a Brian Epstein biopic, based on the graphic novel The Fifth Beatle. However, his commitment to the superhero film required him to part ways with The Fifth Beatle. Reed then went on to direct Ant-Man and the Wasp, the sequel to Ant-Man. He is set to direct the third Ant-Man film, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
|2000||Bring It On|
|2003||Down with Love|
|2018||Ant-Man and the Wasp|
|2023||Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania|
|1991||Back to the Future||Yes||No||13 episodes, live-action sequences|
|1995||The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes||Yes||No||TV movie|
|1997||The Love Bug||Yes||No|
|The Weird Al Show||Yes||No||13 episodes|
|1998||Mr. Show with Bob and David||Yes||No||3 episodes|
|2000||Upright Citizens Brigade||Yes||No||4 episodes, 2 segments|
|2008||Cashmere Mafia||Yes||Yes||Episode "Pilot"|
|2011||New Girl||Yes||No||3 episodes|
|2013||The Goodwin Games||Yes||Yes||3 episodes|
|2020||The Mandalorian||Yes||No||Episodes: "Chapter 10: The Passenger" and "Chapter 16: The Rescue"|
- "Pretty Khaki" (for GAP, February 28, 2005)
|Film||Rotten Tomatoes||Metacritic||CinemaScore||Budget||Box office|
|Bring It On||63% (117 reviews)||52 (31 reviews)||B+||$28 million||$90.4 million|
|Down with Love||60% (177 reviews)||52 (39 reviews)||C+||$35 million||$39.5 million|
|The Break-Up||34% (192 reviews)||45 (37 reviews)||C+||$52 million||$205 million|
|Yes Man||46% (154 reviews)||46 (30 reviews)||A−||$70 million||$223.2 million|
|Ant-Man||83% (330 reviews)||64 (44 reviews)||A||$130 million||$519.3 million|
|Ant-Man and the Wasp||87% (431 reviews)||70 (56 reviews)||A−||$162 million||$622.3 million|
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- "Star Wars: The Mandalorian Star Reveals Season 2 Finale Director". TV Shows. Retrieved December 17, 2020.
- "The Break-Up Director Peyton Reed to Helm The Fifth Beatle". December 4, 2013.
- "Cheeky Vibes: Norwood Cheek talks Cardinal Family Singers and Super 8 Filmmaking workshop". Encore. November 6, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
- "Music from Ant-Man and the Wasp". Tunefind. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
- Hermanns, Grant (May 4, 2020). "Peyton Reed Teases Involvement With The Mandalorian". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
- "Peyton Reed". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
- "Peyton Reed's Profile". Metacritic. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
- "CinemaScore". Retrieved April 28, 2015.
- "Peyton Reed Movie Box office". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
- "Surprise! The Break-Up beats X-Men".
- Peyton Reed at IMDb
- Photograph (at The Break-Up premiere)
- Digitally Obsessed Interview
- MoviePoopShoot.com Interview (for Down With Love)
- DVDFile.com Interview (for Bring It On)
- BTTF.com Interview (for the Back to the Future documentary)