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David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer was born on December 22, 1965 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as David Samuel Goyer. He is a writer and producer, known for Batman Begins (2005), Man of Steel (2013) and The Dark Knight (2008). He is married to Marina Black. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2016/I The Forest (script) (post-production)
 2013 Man of Steel (screenplay) / (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (story)
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (screenplay) / (story)
 2009 The Unborn (written by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (story)
 2008 Jumper (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (written by)
 2002 Blade II (written by)
 2002 Zig Zag (screenplay - as David Goyer)
 1998 Blade (written by)
 1998 Dark City (screenplay)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (written by)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (screenplay)
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (written by)
 1990 Death Warrant (written by)
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He is also a popular writer of comic books, including JSA (Justice Society of America) which he writes with Geoff Johns.

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Alternate Names:

David Goyer | Cynthia Verlaine


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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[on why no live action superhero movie of Wonder Woman has been made so far] I think Wonder Woman is a very difficult character to crack. More difficult than Superman, who is also more difficult than Batman. Also, a lot of people in Hollywood believe that it's hard to do a big action movie with a female lead. I happen to disagree with that. But that tends to be the prevailing wisdom. Hopefully, ... See more »


Was going to write the screenplay for Superman Returns (2006) due to his work on Batman Begins (2005) but the screenplay was later written by Dan Harris. See more »

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Uh Hey Goyer...Your Superman 'aha' Moment? It's Been Done. hdale04
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