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John Fusco dropped out of high school at 16 to travel the American south as a blues musician and factory worker. In his early 20s, he went back to night school and was later accepted into NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where his screenwriting mentors were Waldo Salt and Ring Lardner Jr. His first two student screenplays won the national ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Shack (screenplay) (post-production)
 2015 Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes (TV Short) (creator) / (writer)
  Marco Polo (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2014) (creator - 1 episode)
- Prisoners (2014) ... (creator)
- The Scholar's Pen (2014) ... (creator)
- White Moon (2014) ... (creator)
- Hashshashin (2014) ... (creator)
- The Wolf and the Deer (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2008 The Forbidden Kingdom (written by)
 2004 Hidalgo (written by)
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie) (written by)
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (screenplay)
 1996 Loch Ness (written by)
 1992 The Babe (written by)
 1992 Thunderheart (written by)
 1990 Young Guns II (characters) / (written by)
 1988 Young Guns (written by)
 1986 Crossroads (written by)
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Novel: "Paradise Salvage" (Overlook Press)

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Born and raised in Waterbury, Connecticut, and its surrounding areas. See more »


Often sets films in the West or rural countrysides.

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