Is or Isn't Entertanment

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Don Roos is the screenwriter of Love Field, Single White Female, Boys on the Side, Marley & Me, and the 1996 remake of Diabolique.

In 1998, he made his directorial debut with The Opposite of Sex, and won two Independent Spirit Awards for best first feature and best screenplay. In 2000, he directed Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow in his script Bounce, and created the NBC series M.Y.O.B., starring Lauren Graham.

He then directed his script Happy Endings, starring Lisa Kudrow, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern, and Steve Coogan. The film opened the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.

In 2007, he joined Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky in their production company -- Is or Isn't Entertainment -- where they develop film, TV and web projects.

Beginning in 2008, Don created, wrote and directed the Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy, starring Lisa Kudrow. The show, which began as a webseries, migrated to Showtime as a thirty-minute series in July of 2011 and ran for four seasons.

Don currently is working on a number of studio and independent feature-length screenplays, including a semi-autobiographical project currently in development with Is or Isn't Entertainment.

He lives in Los Angeles with his spouse, the actor/writer Dan Bucatinsky, and their children, Eliza & Jonah.

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