Andres "Andy" Muschietti is an Argentine filmmaker who achieved wide recognition with the 2013 film Mama which he made with Neil Cross and his sister, producer and screenwriter Barbara Muschietti, based on their three-minute film of the same name.
15 Facts About Andy Muschietti
Andy Muschietti gained further recognition for directing both films in the It film series, the first being the 2017 film adaptation of the Stephen King novel It, which became the highest-grossing horror film of all time, and the second being its 2019 second part, It Chapter Two.
Andy Muschietti is set to direct a remake of The Howling for Netflix.
Andy Muschietti was born and raised in Vicente Lopez, Buenos Aires and has one older sister, Barbara Andy Muschietti.
Andy Muschietti worked as a storyboard artist during his early years in the food industry.
In 2013, Andy Muschietti directed his debut film, the supernatural horror Mama, which he co-wrote with Neil Cross and his sister Barbara Andy Muschietti, with the latter acting as producer.
In July 2015, after the departure of Cary Joji Fukunaga, Andy Muschietti was hired by New Line Cinema to direct It, the two-part adaptation of the Stephen King novel.
In July 2019, Andy Muschietti entered negotiations to direct The Flash, a film set in the DC Extended Universe, while his sister, Barbra, would serve as a producer.
In January 2014, Andy Muschietti was reportedly among front-runners to direct a He-Man film for Warner Bros.
In June 2014, Deadline reported that Andy Muschietti was on the shortlist of directors to direct a sequel to the fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman for Universal.
In September 2017, Deadline reported that Andy Muschietti was attached to a film version of the book Dracul.
In December 2017, it was announced that Andy Muschietti will produce alongside his sister, Barbara the adaptation of the sci-fi novel The Electric State by Simon Stalenhag to be directed by the Russo brothers.
On October 29,2018, it was announced that Andy Muschietti will be directing a Warner Bros.
In January 2020, Andy Muschietti was announced to be directing a remake of The Howling for Netflix.
Andy Muschietti's sister, Barbara Andy Muschietti, is a film writer and producer.