30 scripts sold, Netflix's Insatiable, Development Exec
Mike Ellis is currently a development exec for Dr. Phil's production company, Stage 29 (distributed by CBS Media Ventures), and the company has most recently worked on the hit CBS show, So Help Me Todd. He also recently sold a movie to the Hallmark Channel. He was a writer producer on Netflix's Insatiable. He wrote a movie, “SUPER SUNDAY” about the Super Bowl for Warner Brothers and sold two TV pilots, one drama with Ellen Pompeo attached to ABC and a comedy, with FOX’s Adam Shankman. Mike has sold five pilots to ABC, FOX and the CW. He has sold 25 movie scripts to Disney, Fine Line Films, Savoy Pictures and Destination Pictures. Sony pictures made his first movie, “THE WEDDING PLANNER,” starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey. He has sold movie pitches to DreamWorks, Working Title, Revolution Studios, Warner Brothers, Sky Dance Pictures and Universal. He has written movies with Lindsay Doran, Anne Fletcher, Jason Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Vin Diesel, Salma Hayek, Meg Ryan, America Ferrera and Sandra Bullock. Other credits include consulting producer on the ABC show “JAKE IN PROGRESS,” adapting the YA novel the “A-LIST” for Alloy Entertainnment and Universal Pictures, and produced an independent movie from his script, “AN INVISIBLE SIGN OF MY OWN,” starring Jessica Alba, Chris Messina and J.K. Simmons. Mike received his BFA in Film from NYU’s Tisch School Of The Arts and an MFA in Screenwriting from AFI.