Brad Silberling is the executive producer of the upcoming NBC series Heartbreaker and the executive producer of the CW’s Reign.
As a director, Silberling’s first feature film credit, for producer Steven Spielberg, was the family classic Casper (1995). His other directing credits include Land of the Lost (2009) starring Will Ferrell and Danny McBride; the critically acclaimed independent feature 10 Items or Less (2006), starring Morgan Freeman and Paz Vega; the Academy Award-winning box-office hit Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), starring Jim Carrey and Meryl Streep; the critically acclaimed Moonlight Mile (2002), which he wrote, directed and produced, starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Jake Gyllenhall and Holly Hunter; and his second feature film, the box-office hit City of Angels (1998), starring Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage. He is currently preparing his latest film, An Ordinary Man, which he’ll direct and produce from his original screenplay.
His extensive television directing credits include work on numerous Steven Bochco series including NYPD Blue and L.A. Law, among others. More recently, he has directed episodes of Reign and the CW’s Jane the Virgin.
Silberling is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television where he earned his master’s degree in production. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from UC Santa Barbara.
He and his wife, actress Amy Brenneman, live in Los Angeles with their two children.