Pamela Pettler

Pamela Pettler is an American screenwriter, television producer and television writer.

Pamela Pettler
OccupationScreenwriter, television producer, television writer
Years active1982–present

In television, she has written episodes for ABC Weekend Specials, Charles in Charge, CBS Summer Playhouse, Clueless (also co-executive producer), Saved by the Bell: The New Class and All About Us (also co-executive producer and developer).

In film, her credits include the animated films Monster House, Corpse Bride and 9. The latter two films involved Tim Burton, who directed and produced Corpse Bride and produced 9, which was directed by Shane Acker. In 2003, Pettler was hired to do a rewrite of Burton's 2005 film adaptation of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.[1] In 2008, Pettler was hired to write a film adaptation of the board game Monopoly, with Ridley Scott attached as director, however the film has since been stuck in development hell.[2] She also wrote a draft of the screenplay for the computer-animated The Addams Family film, based on the comics by Charles Addams.[3]


  1. ^ Greg Dean Schmitz. "Greg's Preview — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on 2007-04-15. Retrieved 2009-07-18.
  2. ^ "Pamela Pettler to Pen Scott's Monopoly". 2008-11-12. Retrieved 2013-10-06.
  3. ^ "Addams Family Animated Film Gets Sausage Party Director". October 12, 2017. Retrieved November 10, 2017.

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