13 Facts About Anne Fletcher


Anne Fletcher was born on May 1,1966 and is an American choreographer, film director, dancer and actress.


In 1990, Anne Fletcher met Adam Shankman when they were hired to perform as dancers at the 62nd Academy Awards.


Shortly thereafter, Shankman hired Anne Fletcher to become his assistant choreographer.


Anne Fletcher worked closely with Shankman both during his career as a choreographer and later as a film director and has credited her collaborations with Shankman for allowing her to both develop her own set of choreographic and film directorial skills and to achieve a similarly successful career path.


Anne Fletcher worked alongside Shankman, who had moved from choreography to directing with films such as Hairspray and The Wedding Planner, for both of which she was an associate producer.


Anne Fletcher did choreograph work in other films like Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Hairspray.


Anne Fletcher directed the 2006 romantic dance film, Step Up starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan.


Anne Fletcher turned down the offer to direct the sequel to this film, fearing that if she directed another dance film, she wouldn't be able to branch out into other genres in the future.


Former president of MGM Jonathan Glickman emphasized how important Anne Fletcher was to the success of the film, stating that she and the main character are very similar people.


Anne Fletcher followed this by directing Hot Pursuit starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara.


In July 2014, Anne Fletcher was announced as director for Disenchanted, the sequel to the 2007 film starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey.


Anne Fletcher directed Hocus Pocus 2, the 2022 sequel to Hocus Pocus.


Critical, public, and commercial reception to films Anne Fletcher has directed as of April 24,2023.