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Chris Terrio

Chris Terrio was born on December 31, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Argo (2012), Heights (2005) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2019 Justice League Part Two (screenplay) (announced)
 2017 The Justice League Part One (screenplay) (announced)
  Richard II (written by) (pre-production)
 2012 Argo (screenplay by)
 2005 Heights (additional screenplay material)
 2002 Book of Kings (Short)
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[re writing Argo (2012) ] Scene 58--nine men sitting in a conference room talking through scenarios for cover stories to get Americans out of Iran--was difficult. There's nothing to cut to except the actors' faces. The tension has to come from the subtle shifts of power. CIA and State Department officials debate ideas, each worse than the last. I knew the crucial beat would come when our hero, ... See more »


After writing the screenplay for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', Terrio wrote the foreword for Batman: Earth One Vol. 2: "Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's Batman: Earth One Vol. 2 reminds us of Batman's place not only in the pantheon of superheroes, but in the pantheon of all American literary characters. Their graphic novel renders Batman as novel-of-education; hard-boiled procedural; revenge ... See more »

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