LOS ANGELES TIMES: ‘Ride Along’ director Tim Story bounces out of ‘director’s jail’

  • January 14, 2014


Tim Story calls it “director’s jail.”  That’s where Story, 43, found himself just a few years ago, despite his successful directorial debut in 2002 with “Barbershop,” which earned critics’ praise and made $77 million worldwide on a modest $12-million budget. And despite the Marvel superhero franchise that followed, Story’s “Fantastic Four” films in 2005 and 2007, which grossed more than $600 million worldwide.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: The Academy Invites 276 New Members, Tim Story To Join Director’s Branch

  • June 28, 2013


Opening its doors to a wide and intentionally diversified list of filmmakers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 276 new members to join as the class of 2013.  Tim Story is included on the list of those invited to join the director’s branch.