Dan Fogelman's home burglarized while he was away attending 'Life Itself' premiere

In the past two weeks Fogelman's house is reported to have been burglarized three times, with at least $40,000 worth of watches being reported stolen.


                            Dan Fogelman's home burglarized while he was away attending 'Life Itself' premiere

Dan Fogelman seems to be the latest A-lister to have become a target of celebrity home invasion. 

On Thursday, September 13, TMZ reports that the 'This is Us' creator's house in the San Fernando Valley area was hit by burglars for the third time in a row. As it turns out, the 39-year-old director-cum-television producer was out, attending the premiere of his upcoming family drama 'Life Itself' at the Arclight Hollywood Cinerama Dome when the alleged incident took place. 



 

In the process of trying to break into Fogelman's house, the robbers appeared to have set off his alarm, alerting concerned authorities. The report further described how the burglars managed to escape the situation when the police arrived at the scene. Although the crooks are said to have rummaged through Fogelman's possessions, it's unclear at the moment if anything was stolen. 

This is not the first time though that Fogelman's house has been targetted by robbers. In the past two weeks, in fact, his house is believed to have been burglarized three times, with at least $40,000 worth of watches being reported stolen. The latest incident is currently under investigation, and if reports are to be believed, there is a chance that the three instances of burglaries are related. 

Meanwhile, Fogelman has been making headlines due to the Emmys buzz for his critically-acclaimed show 'This is Us'. He even debuted a multigenerational family drama recently, proving that as a Hollywood filmmaker, he is gradually climbing the ladder. 

"This film is much darker. It's much heavier. It's challenging in structure. It forces the audience to kind of take notice and pay a lot of attention. The show does as well, but we kind of had a slower build into that kind of stuff with the show, and in this movie, we're really launching into it right away," the director told Hollywood Reporter, dishing on the similarities between his latest movie and his hit NBC show. 

'This is Us' returns with season 3 on NBC this September 25 (NBC)
'This is Us' returns with season 3 on NBC this September 25 (NBC)

Fogelman, in the meantime, has much more to look forward to with 'This is Us' picking up eight Emmy nominations and being touted as a solid competitor in the outstanding drama series category, ahead of Monday night's awards gala.  

“I'd like to see all the actors win,” however, "if we were to win, ... it would mean I'd have to go up onstage on national television, and that terrifies me. So until then, I'll probably just be rooting for Game of Thrones or Handmaid's Tale," he quipped.