Brian William Koppelman (born April 27, 1966) is an American showrunner. Koppelman is the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, the producer for films including The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones, the director for films including Solitary Man and the documentary This Is What They Want for ESPN as part of their 30 for 30 series, and the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Showtime's Billions.
In 1992, Koppelman married novelist Amy Levine at the Central Synagogue in Manhattan. His sister is Jennifer Koppelman Hutt, who hosts a Sirius Satellite Radio show called Just Jenny. Regarding religion, Koppelman describes himself as culturally Jewish, but from a philosophical standpoint he identifies himself as an atheist.Koppelman is a fan of the Knicks, Jets, and Yankees.Of his five-year practice of Transcendental Meditation Koppelman said in 2016: "For me it was a way to control anxiety, and I found that the physical manifestations of anxiety just dissipated by about 85 or 90 percent ... So that was a gigantic life change, to not feel a fluttering stomach, to not get a stress headache and things like that."He has stated on numerous occasions that the greatest film of all time, as well as his favorite, is The Godfather Part II.
Koppelman was born on April 27, 1966 in Roslyn Harbor, New York to a Jewish family, the son of Brenda "Bunny" Koppelman and Charles Koppelman. His father was a producer and media executive. Koppelman holds degrees from Tufts University and Fordham University School of Law.
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The Girlfriend Experience
The relationship between exclusive escort and their clients is explored. It costs a lot to be in a relationship.
At the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, New York was home to the sex and drug-obsessed music business. The show is shown through the eyes of a record label president, who is trying to save his compan...
Power politics in New York high finance is the subject of a drama. Shrewd, smart U.S. citizen Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an exciting...
I Smile Back
A devoted mother of two adorable children, Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and mother. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine hous...
When a poor college student cracks an online poker game, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, an offshore businessman.
This Is What They Want
A look at the improbable run of Jimmy Connors at the 1991 U.S. Open and how he became a polarizing and provocative personality who helped make tennis a high-octane spectator sport.
Thanks for Sharing
A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon.
A car magnate watches his personal and professional life go down the drain because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
The Girlfriend Experience
A call girl with a $2,000 an hour price tag can live in New York's lap of luxury. With her successful business and a devoted live-in boyfriend, she thinks she has it made. A new client rocks her world...
Danny Ocean's team of criminals are crafting a plan that is more personal than ever before. Danny Ocean and his team will bring down the casino owner after he has a heart attack. Asking for help from ...
A law firm brings in a 'fixer' to fix the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Eisenheim, a gifted illusionist, uses his powers to win the attention of a beautiful lady, who is about to marry a crown prince. Eisenheim's scheme and suspicion of an inspector caused the tumult with...
Interview with the Assassin
TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is out of work when Walter Ohlinger approaches him. Ohlinger claims to be the second shooter that killed Kennedy. Now that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, Ohlinge...
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The business world's core and changed culture are explored in each season of the anthology series. The story of one of Silicon Valley's most destructive companies is told in the first season.
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