Darren Hercher

Darren Hercher



Darren Hercher is an award-winning director and editor. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed films “The Descendants” and “The Kids Are Alright.”

Hercher was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of Southern California, earning a degree in cinema-television production. After graduation, he began his career as an editor in the television industry, working on shows such as “The West Wing” and “24.”

In 2007, Hercher made his directorial debut with the romantic comedy “The Break-Up Artist.” The film starred Will Ferrell and was well-received by critics and audiences alike.

In 2010, Hercher directed “The Kids Are Alright,” starring Julianne Moore and Annette Bening. The movie earned Hercher an Academy Award nomination for Best Director, making him the first director to be nominated for a major award for a film made outside of the Hollywood studio system.

Hercher’s next film, “The Descendants,” was released in 2011 and starred George Clooney. The movie was a major box office success and earned Hercher an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Hercher’s most recent directorial effort is the 2014 drama “The Fault in Our Stars.” The film was based on the novel by John Green and starred Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

Hercher’s directing style is often described as “honest” and “emotional.” He has a knack for creating compelling characters and telling stories that move audiences.

Hercher is currently in pre-production on his next project, a drama about a father and son set in the world of professional boxing.

Throughout his career, Darren Hercher has earned a reputation as one of the most talented directors of his generation. He is a masterful storyteller and his films are always full of heart and emotion.

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