Prior to developing and producing his slate of upcoming projects, he produced Reclaim, directed by Alan White and starring John Cusack and Ryan Philippe, distributed by Lionsgate. Fredrik set up distribution for and Executive Produced Let Me In, directed by Matt Reeves and starring Chloe Moretz and also Executive Produced the Sundance Film Festival favorite Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, directed by David Lowery and starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, and Ben Foster. He has been instrumental in financing and finding distribution and foreign sales agents for many films including Lionsgate’s Reasonable Doubt, Frozen Ground and Reclaim, and Twentieth Century Fox’s Broken City.
Fredrik brings his business acumen and creative sensibilities to all the projects he produces, which is demonstrated by his diverse slate of films. Fredrik is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America.
Some of Wheeler’s past clients include: Jeremy Littman (Law & Order, CSI: NY, Strong Medicine); Todd Biermann (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia); Julian Camillieri (The Party is Over); Sean Calder (Grimm); Bernadette McNamara (Deadwood, Ordeal by Hunger); Jean Marc Auclair (The Squad, Mes Emmerdes); Ann Hamilton (Grey’s Anatomy, Haven); Jonah Markowitz (Shelter); Tolga Ornek (Labyrinth, The Forger, Crusades); Thomas Ian Griffith and Mary Page Keller (Strangers With Benefits, Grimm); Jill Franklyn (Seinfeld, Gravity); Nicholas Hammond (A Difficult Woman, Secret Men’s Business, Peril); Tom Nunan (Crash, The Illusionist, Thumbsucker); Jonah Ansell (long-listed for the Academy Award for his work on Cadaver); James Roland (Blood Drive); Lisa Singer (Masterchef, Celebrity Rehab, The Biggest Loser); Jude Weng (Survivor, Next Action Star); Jonathan Santlofer (Internationally best selling author of The Death Artist book series and Anatomy of Fear series); Jeff Kline (Transformers Prime, GI Joe: Renegades) and Harry Victor (Dead Like Me, Eureka).
With over a decade of representation experience, Wheeler blends respect, ethics and forward thinking to help transition clients into more productive and financially rewarding phases of their careers. He’s managed hundreds of acting, directing, producing, literary and sub-rights agreements with major studios, networks, distributors and independent production companies in feature film, animation and live-action scripted and unscripted television programming.
Alex attended college in San Francisco, and is a veteran of the U.S. Marines Corps, where he served aboard a Special Operations Unit as a Combat Cameraman.