2001, with the smash hit Legally Blonde. Starring Reese Witherspoon as blonde
sorority queen turned lawyer Elle Woods, Legally Blonde was nominated for two
Golden Globe Awards (Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, and Best
Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy).
Currently, Luketic is set to direct the heist caper, Brilliant, which
revolves around a small-time criminal who joins accomplished thieves in a
diamond robbery, that Gerard Butler is attached to star in. Luketic will also be
executive-producing the television dramedy “Legal Aid” which was sold to the
Most recently, Luketic directed the popular 2010 romantic thriller, Killers,
starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher.
Previously, Luketic directed the successful 2009 romantic comedy, The
Ugly Truth, starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler and helmed the
action/adventure drama 21, which was inspired by the true story of the very
brightest young minds in the country – and how they took Vegas for millions. The
film starred Oscar® winner Kevin Spacey, Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth and
Oscar® nominated Laurence Fishburne.
Prior to that, Luketic directed the box office hit, Monster-in-Law, starring
Jennifer Lopez and Oscar® winner Jane Fonda. Monster-in-Law marked
Fonda’s first acting role in fifteen years. Luketic also directed the romantic comedy Win a Date with Tad
Hamilton!, which starred Kate Bosworth, Nathan Lane, Josh Duhamel and
Born in Sydney, Australia, Luketic studied at the prestigious Victorian
College of Arts – School of Film and Television (VCA), where he wrote and
directed the award-winning short film, Titsiana Booberini.
An avid aviator, Luketic is certified to fly technologically advanced jet
aircraft, continuing Hollywood’s love affair with aviation.