Nicholas Stoller is an English-American screenwriter and director. He is known mainly for directing the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and its 2010 spin-off/sequel, Get Him to the Greek.
From 2000 to 2001, Stoller wrote for Judd Apatow's short-lived Fox television series Undeclared and later co-wrote, again with Apatow, the 2005 comedy Fun with Dick and Jane. Stoller's directorial debut, the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, is a romantic comedy starring Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, Jonah Hill, Kristen Bell, Bill Hader and Russell Brand. The film was produced by Apatow Productions and was released by Universal on April 18, 2008.
He wrote Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey; the film was produced by Richard Zanuck and David Heyman. Stoller next wrote and directed a new film for Universal and Apatow Productions titled Get Him to the Greek in 2010. The film reteamed Stoller and Apatow with Forgetting Sarah Marshall co-stars Jonah Hill and Russell Brand.
Stoller's future projects include the film Five-Year Engagement, which he will direct and write with Jason Segel, who will also star. Apatow Productions will return to produce the picture, which is about the ups and downs of a man's five year engagement with his fiancne. In March, 2008, it was announced that Stoller will reteam with Jason Segel to write and direct the newest Muppet movie for Disney.
Stoller met Francesca Delbanco at a playwriting workshop for Harvard graduates in 2001. They married in a Jewish ceremony in September 2005. They have a daughter.