Alan Poul - Details


Producer ALAN POUL recently produced the action comedy "Thursday" and the romantic comedy "‘Til There Was You," starring Dylan McDermott, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Sarah Jessica Parker. Poul's previous feature film producing credits include the box office hit "Candyman" based on Clive Barker's best-selling novel and "The Interview" ("Jenipapo") starring Henry Czerny which was also shot in Brazil.

For television, Poul executive-produced Showtime Networks' "Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City" which earned five Emmy nominations - including Best Mini-Series - and a GLAAD Award. He previously produced the Emmy nominated original PBS/American Playhouse broadcast of "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" which won both GLAAD and Peabody Awards. He also produced the critically acclaimed, GLAAD Award-winning series "My So-Called Life." He is currently executive producing a third "Tales of the City" series also for Showtime.

Poul has also produced the award-winning documentaries "Rock the Vote" which won the 1992 Peabody and "The Pacific Century" which earned an Emmy for Best Historical Program.

On stage, Poul produced "I Could Go on Lip-Synching" starring performance artist Lypsinka. He also co-wrote the musicals "Ladies in Waiting" for the Civic Theatre in Chicago and "New Tunes" for the Manhattan Theatre Club.

Poul's writing has appeared in Film Comment, New York Times Book Review, and EGG Magazine.