James Bobin is a Director and Scriptwriter British born on 1 january 1972 at Hampshire (United-kingdom)
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James Bobin is an English film director, writer, and producer. He has worked as a director and writer on The 11 O'Clock Show and Da Ali G Show, and helped create the characters of Ali G, Borat, and Brüno. In 2003 and 2004, he directed and co-wrote all of the 12 episodes of Ali G in da USAiii for HBO.
With Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, he co-created Flight of the Conchords, also for HBO. Bobin had previously seen Clement and McKenzie perform and signed on to co-create the show.
He has also directed campaigns for Diet Coke and Lloyds TSB.
His feature film directorial debut, The Muppets, a musical-comedy film written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, was released in 2011 and became a critical and commercial hit. The film earned him his second BAFTA nomination at the 66th British Academy Film Awards. He is directing a follow-up, Muppets Most Wanted, for 2014. Bobin has also signed on to direct the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland.
En mars 2016, il est annoncé comme réalisateur du cross-over entre Men in Black et 21 Jump Street, intitulé MIB 23.