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Adam Shankman

Biography

Adam Shankman

Adam Shankman is the director and producer of the exuberant musical remake of Hairspray, the producer of the top-grossing Step Up films, the director of the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestseller A WALK TO REMEMBER starring Mandy Moore and the director of Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. Adam has also directed episodes of "Modern Family" and "Glee", and he was a popular judge on "So You Think You Can Dance".

Adam Shankman

Books by Adam Shankman

by Adam Shankman and Laura L. Sullivan - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

After being framed for attempted murder, Lulu Kelly has earned a rest. Unfortunately, there is no rest in Hollywood for a rising starlet. Lulu and her boyfriend Freddie are invited to posh Hearst Castle, where Lulu will be competing against other young actresses for the role of a lifetime. After a rival actress is found dead under the dining room table, Lulu makes it her mission to solve the mystery. As the clues pile up, Lulu and Freddie race to find the killer, even as Lulu becomes the next target.

by Adam Shankman and Laura L. Sullivan - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Romance, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Not too long ago, Lucille O’Malley was living in a tenement in New York. Now she’s Lulu Kelly, Hollywood’s newest It Girl. She may be a star, but she worries that her past will catch up with her. Freddie van der Waals, the only son of a New York tycoon, abandoned his billions and became a vagabond. He travels the country in search of redemption and a new identity, but his father will stop at nothing to bring him home. When fate brings Lulu and Freddie together, sparks fly and Lulu finds herself framed for attempted murder. Can they escape their pasts and finally find the Hollywood ending they long for?