Exclusive Interview with acclaimed Hollywood producer JOEL SOISSON (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2, Phantoms, Piranha 3DD). We talk about his long career including giving Keanu Reeves his big above title break. But Joel has a new film MY BEST WORST ADVENTURE.
Joel Soisson Bio
After attending New York’s Pratt Institute (fine art/animation), The University of Southern California (film studies) and The American Film Institute (cinematography), Joel Soisson found initial work in Hollywood as a screenwriter and storyboard artist. He went on to pen over two dozen features, including Hollow Man II (2006) for Screen Gems, Dracula 2000 (2000) for Dimension Films, Blue Tiger (1994) for First Look Pictures and two installments of the “Highlander” franchise.
Soisson was one of several filmmakers profiled in the Bravo hit reality series Project Greenlight (2001) which documented their making of the horror comedy Feast (2005) from screenplay to theatrical release. Soisson’s numerous producing credits include the seminal teen comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) with Keanu Reeves, cult fave The Prophecy (1995) with Christopher Walken, Infinity (1996) starring Matthew Broderick and Patricia Arquette, and the feature documentary Trekkies (1997).