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Marc Guggenheim

Marc Guggenheim is an American screenwriter, television producer, comic book writer, and novelist. He is best known as the creator of the television series Eli Stone (2008–2009), Arrow (2012–present), and Legends of Tomorrow (2016–present), as well as the writer of the feature films Green Lantern (2011), and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013).

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Michael Crichton

John Michael Crichton was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer best known for his work in the science fiction, thriller, and medical fiction genres. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films.

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Jane Goldman

Jane Loretta Anne Goldman is an English screenwriter, author and producer. She is mostly known for co-writing, with Matthew Vaughn, the screenplays of Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), based on the comic book series Kingsman created by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar, as well as X-Men: First Class (2011), Kick-Ass (2010) and Stardust (2007). Goldman also worked on the story of X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), the sequel to First Class, in partnership with Vaughn. Both met high critical praise for their partnership works.

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David S. Goyer

David Samuel Goyer is an American screenwriter, film director, novelist, producer, and comic book writer.

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Christopher McQuarrie

Christopher McQuarrie is an American screenwriter, director and producer. He received the BAFTA Award, Independent Spirit Award, and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the neo-noir mystery film The Usual Suspects (1995).

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Scott Frank

A. Scott Frank is an American screenwriter, film director, and author. He has earned two Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nominations, for Out of Sight (1998) and Logan (2017).

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Gary Dauberman

Gary Dauberman is an American screenwriter. He is best known for writing The Conjuring film series spin-offs Annabelle, Annabelle: Creation and the upcoming The Nun, as well as co-writing the script for It.

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David Benioff

David Benioff is an American screenwriter and television producer, writer, and director. Along with his collaborator D. B. Weiss, he is best known as co-creator, showrunner and writer of Game of Thrones (2011–2019), the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin's series of books A Song of Ice and Fire. He is also known for co-writing X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).

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Philippa Boyens

Philippa Boyens, MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter and producer who co-wrote the screenplay for Peter Jackson's films The Lord of the Rings series, King Kong, The Lovely Bones, and the three-part film The Hobbit, all with Jackson and Fran Walsh.

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David Koepp

David Koepp is an American screenwriter and film director. Koepp is the sixth most successful screenwriter of all time in terms of U.S. box office receipts with a total gross of over $2.3 billion.

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Billy Ray (screenwriter)

Billy Ray is an American screenwriter and film director. He began writing for television and movies in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written numerous movies including Volcano and Hart's War. He was one of the creators and writers of the science fiction show Earth 2. On August 10, 2015, it was announced that he will be writing a screenplay adaptation of The Devil in the White City that Martin Scorsese will direct, which will star Leonardo DiCaprio.

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John Ridley

John Ridley IV is an American screenwriter, film director, novelist, and showrunner, known for 12 Years a Slave, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is also the creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed anthology series American Crime. His most recent work is the documentary film Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992.

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Joss Whedon

Joseph Hill Whedon is an American screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, and composer. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of several television series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Angel (1999–2004), Firefly (2002), Dollhouse (2009–10), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

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Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Edward Kasdan is an American screenwriter, director and producer. He is best known as co-writer of the films The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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Edward Neumeier

Edward Neumeier is an American screenwriter, producer and director best known for his work on the science fiction movies RoboCop and Starship Troopers. He wrote the latter's sequels Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, Starship Troopers 3: Marauder and Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars.