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Mike White: the atypical mind behind The White Lotus, the satirical comedy of the year

Creator of The White Lotus, hit series of the summer, Mike White is an unconventional screenwriter, director, actor and producer. From Dawson's Creek to Freaks & Geeks and Enlightened, he has left his mark on each of those series. A close collaborator to Jack Black, he gives us juicy stories on The White Lotus and on his entire career.

Mike White is an award-winning writer, director, actor and producer. He recently wrote and directed all episodes of the hit limited series, The White Lotus, for HBO. He also wrote all episodes and co-starred in HBO’s award-winning Enlightened, starring Laura Dern. His other TV credits include Freaks & Geeks, Pasadena and Dawson's Creek.  White has written many mainstream comedy films including School of Rock, Nacho Libre, The One and Only Ivan, Orange County – as well as the indie black comedies Chuck & Buck, The Good Girl, starring Jennifer Aniston, and Beatriz at dinner, starring Salma Hayek. He has written and directed two feature films – Year of the Dog with Molly Shannon and Brad's Status with Ben Stiller. He is also known for competing on the CBS reality shows, The Amazing Race and Survivor.

Conversation moderated by Renan Cros, journalist for Le Cercle Séries, on CANAL +.


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