When a movie is advertised as "from the writers of" or "from the producer of," that means that they're unsure of how to either market the movie and/or the movie looks kinda lame so they have to do all they can to associate it with a better, more well-known film.
I once saw a movie (can't remember which one) advertised as "from an executive producer of..." Huh? Who cares? Movies have often been advertised as "from the director of...," but who the hell cares about executive producers?
I can't wait for the day when we hear "from a friend of the man who was the assistant costumer on Superman Returns comes..."