Gregory Wilson is a graduate of the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. While attending NYU he was the sole recipient of the MCA FELLOWSHIP, interning under the late MCA chairman, Lew Wasserman. Which also included an internship on Imagine Entertainment's APOLLO 13 directed by Ron Howard.
Mr. Wilson's thesis film The Last Call, starring Harry Lennix (The Matrix II & III, Ray), received a "STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD" nomination, and won many awards for his outstanding writing, direction and production. The film was acquired and aired on SHOWTIME as a special event. He was also the winner of the "IFC AWARD" for Best Student Film, whose advisory board included distinguished filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Steven Soderberg, The Coen brothers, among other recognized filmmakers.
Spike Lee eventually co-produced his first feature film Home Invaders, starring Yancy Arias (TV's Kingpin), Luis Guzman (Carlito's Way and Boogie Nights), Keith David (Platoon and Something about Mary), Judy Reyes (TV's Scrubs), and Larry Gillard (The Wire).
Mr. Wilson has also directed a best selling book titled The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum, starring Emmy Award Winner Blanche Baker, (Holocaust and 16 Candles), William Atherton, (Die Hard), and introducing Daniel Manchie who is the lead Tarzan, in The Broadway play Tarzan.
Mr. Wilson has also completed a TV pilot called The Underground, which explores the darker, untold stories of a New York City nightclub, and is currently in development. He also scripted a hybrid autobiography about the life and death of 50's screen idol and Tenor Mario Lanza. He plans to direct and produce this project which is currently titled, Don't Forget Me. He has also directed and produced various music videos and short films. In addition Mr. Wilson has completed a second pilot titled Majestic, a crime drama set in the exclusive world of the wealthy and powerful.
In 2011 Mr. Wilson directed Brian Keene's GHOUL based on his best selling novel. It is scheduled for release on April 13th 2012 (Friday the 13th) for the CHILLER NETWORK - NBCUNIVERSAL.
Name: Gregory Wilson
Known for: The Girl Next Door