Veteran TV Producer Christopher Chulack Signs With CAA (Exclusive)
The 'ER' alum is currently executive producing TNT's upcoming drama 'Animal Kingdom,' starring Ellen Barkin.
Christopher Chulack has signed with CAA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. He previously was with UTA.
The veteran television producer won an Emmy in 1996 for outstanding drama series along with the rest of ER's producing team to go along with 11 other Emmy nominations, including individual recognition for directing specific episodes of ER. He also has won three DGA Awards, and was nominated for two further DGA Awards.
Chulack is now executive producing and directing TNT's upcoming family crime drama Animal Kingdom, a reimagining of the acclaimed 2010 Australian film of the same name starring Jacki Weaver (in an Oscar-nominated performance) and Joel Edgerton. Ellen Barkin will star as the clan's matriarch (Weaver's role in the film) in the series, which is set to premiere June 14.
Chulack also will continue to executive produce and direct episodes for another cable series about a dysfunctional family, Showtime's Shameless, and his banner Chulack Productions has a number of original television and film projects in development.
Chulack also served as an executive producer on Third Watch and Southland, and directed multiple episodes of Longmire, which ran on A&E for three seasons before moving to Netflix, which has renewed it for a fifth season.
Chulack continues to be repped by Ken Gross of Ken Gross Management.