Director-writer-producer Chris Weitz, who helmed the 2018 film “Operation Finale,” is asking $2.98 million for his oceanfront home on Malibu’s Big Rock Beach.
The two-story residence was once a duplex but has been remodeled into a stylish single-family residence during Weitz’s ownership. Records show the filmmaker bought the property in 2004 for $1.95 million.
Built in 1946, the house holds 1,917 square feet of living space, soft tones and hardwood floors. Beamed ceilings top wide-plank oak floors in the living room, which opens to a sun deck that spans the length of the home.
In a stylistic departure from the other common areas, the kitchen holds a farmhouse sink and retro La Cornue stove under a tiled backsplash.
The entirety of the lower level is dedicated to the master suite, which opens through pocketing doors to a similar full-length deck. There’s also a lounge with built-ins and a spacious bathroom with a freestanding tub.
A private, gated staircase descends to 60 feet of sandy beachfront.
Barrie Livingstone of the Agency holds the listing.
Weitz, 48, kicked off his Hollywood career in 1998 as the co-writer of the computer-animated film “Antz.” Since then, his directing credits include “About a Boy,” “The Golden Compass” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.” He co-wrote the screenplay for the 2016 Star Wars film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”