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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 »

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  The Karate Kid 2 (screenplay) (announced)
 2012 The Avengers (story)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2007 The Grand (written by)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (written by)
 2005 Elektra (written by)
 2004 Suspect Zero (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 Incident at Loch Ness (written by)
 2003 X-Men 2 (story)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (screenplay)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (screenplay)
 1994 PCU (written by)
 1993 Last Action Hero (story)
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...if you get a bunch of cynical people making a big-budget Hollywood movie, the irony is it doesn't work. [referring to his experience with 'The Last Action Hero'] See more »


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

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