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Peter Murrieta

Highest Rated: 37% Dealin' With Idiots (2013)

Lowest Rated: 37% Dealin' With Idiots (2013)

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Peter Murrieta is the head writer and executive producer of Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place." The series, created by Todd J. Greenwald (writer/executive producer of "Hannah Montana," a show about a teen pop music sensation), stars Selena Gomez, David Henrie, and Jake T. Austin as three otherwise normal kids who live in Greenwich Village and have secret magical powers. Together with Greenwald and a fine team of writers, Murrieta helped spearhead a family-friendly show that has been a hit with audiences and critics alike. Many films and TV shows have tried to pick up the profitable concepts of young adult successes like "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" and run with them, and almost all have failed. Murrieta and company have borrowed from both franchises (the platonic dynamic of two boys and a girl, with the main actors dating secondary characters that include a vampire and a werewolf), but they have nevertheless managed to keep their take on the ideas feeling fresh and innovative.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Feliz NaviDAD Screenwriter - 2020
37% 31% Dealin' With Idiots Screenwriter,
Executive Producer
$15.3K 2013
No Score Yet 67% Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Executive Producer - 2009

TV

Credit
62% 53% Superior Donuts Writer 2017-2018
52% 61% Cristela Writer 2014-2015
No Score Yet 88% Wizards of Waverly Place Executive Producer 2007-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Latino TV Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Writer 2004-2005
64% No Score Yet All About the Andersons Writer 2003-2004
25% No Score Yet Greetings From Tucson Executive Producer,
Writer
2002-2003

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