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Grant is best known for writing Seven Pounds, starring Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, and Woody Harrelson. His original script for Seven Pounds was a top ten finalist on The Blacklist, the annual ranking of the “most liked” scripts in Hollywood. Grant's career began on the hit ABC sitcom Home Improvement starring Tim Allen, where he served as a Technical Consultant. Grant spent a decade learning the ropes in television working on hit shows like Sabrina the Teenage Witch and 8 Simple Rules, but his first love has always been feature films. Grant recently adapted the book Breakthrough for producer DeVon Franklin (Miracles From Heaven) and Fox 2000, which is now in production starring Chrissy Metz (This is Us) and Topher Grace (War Machine, That ’70s Show). Grant is currently co-writing the true life legal drama Cobalt for producer Darren Moorman and he has several other scripts in development around town. Grant is also producing the book adaptation of Hope Heals with Ian Bryce (Saving Private Ryan) that is in active development at Sony Pictures Studios. Hope Heals is the first project under Grant and partner Bob Smiley’s newly formed Humble Picture Company.

 

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Bob is a Writers Guild of America award-winning writer who has written with success in TV, film, and books. He has been staffed on both network and cable comedies and is currently working as a consulting producer on the Netflix series Atypical. He is also in development on a single-camera kids series with Netflix. Prior to that, he served as showrunner and executive producer on the Disney Channel pilot Forever Boys. Working with Universal Television, Bob developed and wrote the first scripted comedy pilot in Golf Channel history. In film, Bob is currently co-writing the adaptation of the book Hope Heals that was recently acquired by Sony Pictures Studios. Before that, he adapted William Gildea's boxing book The Longest Fight for Langley Park PicturesBob has also written for ESPN, and in 2008 penned the sports memoir Follow the Roar for HarperCollins, chronicling his journey around the globe as he followed Tiger Woods for every hole of an entire season. In 2012, Bob wrote the satirical novel Don't Mess with Travis for Thomas Dunne Books, an effort Booklist called a “razor sharp debut novel.” Bob began his writing career as a research assistant to the late, great William F. Buckley, Jr.