‘American Sniper’ Producer Signs First-Look Deal at Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

Warner Bros. has signed “American Sniper” producer Andrew Lazar to a first-look deal through his Mad Chance production company.

Lazar recently set up “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War,” with Jennifer Lawrence starring and Steven Spielberg directing. Warner Bros. won an auction Monday for the rights to the memoir by Lynsey Addario, the award-winning international photojournalist.

Lazar is one of the five producers on “American Sniper” along with Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Rob Lorenz and Peter Morgan.

Lazar first worked with Eastwood on 2000’s “Space Cowboys” for Warner Bros. Other producing credits at Warners include “Get Smart,” both “Cats and Dogs” films, “Assassins,” “Death to Smoochy” and “Jonah Hex.”

Lazar also produced “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” “I Love You Phillip Morris” and “Mortdecai.”

 

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