Carole Penny Marshall is an American actress, director and producer. She rose to fame in the 1970s for her role as Laverne DeFazio on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley , receiving three nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her portrayal.
Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan is an American film director, screenwriter, author, producer and actor known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots and surprise endings. He was born in Puducherry, India and raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. His most well-received films include the supernatural horror thriller The Sixth Sense , the superhero thriller Unbreakable , the science fiction horror Signs , and the historical drama-horror film The Village . For The Sixth Sense, Shyamalan receieved a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director. Afterwards, Shyamalan released a series of poorly received but sometimes financially successful movies, including, the dark fantasy film Lady in the Water , the horror thriller film The Happening , the film adaptation of The Last Airbender , and the science-fiction film After Earth . Following the financial failure of After Earth, Shyalaman's career was revived with the release of the found footage horror The Visit and the psychological horror Split , the latter of which is set in the same universe as his previous film Unbreakable. He was a producer for Devil and was instrumental in the creation of the Fox science fiction series Wayward Pines.
James Gunn is an American filmmaker, actor, novelist, and musician. He started his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s, writing the scripts for Tromeo and Juliet , Scooby-Doo and its sequel, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed , and the 2004 version of Dawn of the Dead. He then started working as a director, starting with the horror-comedy film Slither . He subsequently wrote and directed the web series James Gunn's PG Porn , the superhero film Super , and the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Guardians of the Galaxy and its sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 .
Nicholas Kroll is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for his role as Rodney Ruxin in the FX/FXX comedy series The League, and for creating and starring in the Comedy Central series Kroll Show and the Netflix series Big Mouth. He has had supporting roles in films such as I Love You, Man, Date Night, Get Him to the Greek, Dinner for Schmucks, and A Good Old Fashioned Orgy and more prominent roles in films such as Adult Beginners, Joshy, My Blind Brother, Sausage Party, Loving, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, and The House.