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Eric Garcia is an American writer and producer. He is the author of several novels including Matchstick Men which was made into a movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Cage, and the Anonymous Rex series, which was adapted in 2004 for the SciFi Channel. He is also a screenwriter, with Garrett Lerner, of the 2010 film Repo Men, based on Garcia’s novel The Repossession Mambo. He is the creator and showrunner of the non-linear Netflix heist series Kaleidoscope.
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Eric Garcia was born in September 1972 (age 50 years) in Miami, Florida, United States
Eric Garcia attended Cornell University to study English and film, then transferred to the University of Southern California during his junior year. His first novel, Anonymous Rex was published in 1999. The second novel in the Rex series, Casual Rex, was published in 2001, and was a prequel to Anonymous Rex, a fact which was not on the book flap. The inclusion of characters in Casual Rex who were dead in Anonymous Rex confused many fans, who assumed that the book was a sequel.
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In 2002, Random House published Matchstick Men, a novel completely different from Garcia’s prior work. Warner Brothers had already purchased the film rights and signed Ridley Scott as the director, with Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell and Alison Lohman as the film’s stars. The film version, released in September 2003, received good reviews but was an average performer at the box office.
The year 2004 was a busy year for producer Eric Garcia. His third book in the Rex series, Hot And Sweaty Rex, was published early in the year, and in June, HarperCollins/ReganBooks published Cassandra French’s Finishing School For Boys, a hard-core satire of the chick-lit genre.
Also in 2004, the SciFi Channel showed the two-hour TV movie pilot for Anonymous Rex, which was based on Casual Rex but kept the name of the original book. The show received negative reviews from both critics and fans and was never made into a series.
In June 2009, it was announced that Jude Law and Forest Whitaker would star in Repo Men, a movie co-written by Garcia with Garrett Lerner, a writer for Fox Broadcasting’s House. The movie is based on Garcia’s 2009 original paperback novel for HarperCollins, The Repossession Mambo.
As of 2010, Eric Garcia has also written an adaptation of John Searles book Strange but True, a thriller to be directed by Alex and David Pastor. In 2012, Garcia wrote and executive-produced produce a pilot for a TV series adapted from his novel Cassandra French’s Finishing School For Boys for MTV, along with actress Krysten Ritter as a fellow exec. producer. It did not go forward as a series.
Eric Garcia produced the horror film The Autopsy of Jane Doe in 2015. In 2016, Garcia wrote and executive-produced “Cassandra French’s Finishing School,” an 8-episode series based on his own novel, and released by DirecTV and Fullscreen.
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His adaptation of John Searles’ novel “Strange But True” was produced in 2018, and was released in 2019 by CBS Films, starring Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Nick Robinson, Margaret Qualley, Blythe Danner, and Brian Cox.
On January 1, 2023, Netflix released Kaleidoscope, a non-linear heist thriller on which Garcia was the showrunner and creator. This is his second project with Ridley Scott, who is an executive producer on the show.
Eric Garcia is married to his wife Sabrina Garcia, they had their wedding in 1995. His wife is a private person and they live in Southern California with their children Bailey and Teddy, and their dogs.
Eric Garcia net worth
How much is Eric Garcia worth? Eric Garcia net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a film producer and screen writer. Eric Garcia’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $410,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential film producers in the United States. Eric Garcia stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.