STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,471 this week

Zak Penn


Zak Penn's career began as a screenwriter when he sold his first script, Last Action Hero, at the age of twenty-three. Since then, Penn has become known for his work on numerous films based on Marvel comics, including X-Men 2 and X-Men: The Last Stand, The Incredible Hulk, and The Avengers. He has also dabbled in other genres, writing scripts for ... See full bio »

Get to Know These First-Time Oscar Nominees

Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

Watch more videos

Related News

Pacific Rim 2 Logo Unveiled
| MovieWeb
Pacific Rim 2 Poster Reveals New Jaeger Robots
| MovieWeb

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1145 people
created 16 Dec 2011
 
a list of 22 people
created 15 Sep 2013
 
a list of 28 people
created 08 Aug 2014
 
a list of 872 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Zak Penn's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ready Player One
2018

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (19 credits)
 2018 Ready Player One (screenplay) (post-production)
  The Karate Kid 2 (screenplay) (announced)
 2012 Avengers Assemble in the Playroom (Video short) (story - uncredited)
  Alphas (TV Series) (creator - 23 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011) (story - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2011)
- God's Eye (2012) ... (creator)
- Need to Know (2012) ... (creator)
- If Memory Serves (2012) ... (creator)
- Life After Death (2012) ... (creator)
- The Devil Will Drag You Under (2012) ... (creator)
 2012 The Avengers (story)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2007 The Grand (written by)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (written by)
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game) (screenplay & story)
 2005 Fantastic Four (Video Game)
 2005 Elektra (written by)
 2004 Suspect Zero (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 Incident at Loch Ness (written by)
 2003 X2 (story)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (screenplay)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (screenplay)
 1994 PCU (written by)
 1993/I Last Action Hero (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Last Action Hero (story)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you want to do only what you want, be prepared to make no money. If you want to get paid, you're going to have to do something that people want to see. And I've tried pretty hard to balance those two things without getting angry. It's not like, I'm an important artist so I deserve to be rich and do whatever I want to do. See more »

Trivia:

Earliest known memory is of the Watergate break-in. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page