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Adam Michael Shankman is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and choreographer.

He directed comedy films, such as The Wedding Planner, A Walk to Remember, Hairspray (2007 remake), and most recently, the 2012 film, Rock of Ages.

He was also a judge of the television sitcom So You Think You Can Dance for seasons 3-10. He also directed a few television sitcoms such as ABC's Modern Family.

For Disney, he directed the 2005 action comedy film, The Pacifier and the 2008 comedy film, Bedtime Stories. He also served as a choreographer for the 1997 film, George of the Jungle and was a director for the 2003 Touchstone Pictures comedy Bringing Down the House and a producer for the 2010 film, The Last Song.

His future projects will include Disenchanted, the sequel to the 2007 film, Enchanted, and the as-of-yet untitled sequel to the 1993 film, Hocus Pocus.