Potential James Bond Screenwriters

by 99Tfl | created - 6 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Having provided lists on who won't be getting the part of James Bond, now or later (a very easy task), potential composers (a little harder), and on potential directors (more difficult), I have decided to move into the realm of listing, in my opinion, the screenwriters who would be welcome to the franchise.

1. Drew Pearce

Producer | Hotel Artemis

Drew Pearce was born on August 24, 1975. He is a producer and writer, known for Hotel Artemis (2018), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015).

2. Nicole Perlman

Writer | Guardians of the Galaxy

Nicole Perlman received her Film and Dramatic Writing degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. Since then she has gone on to win the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Grant for Science in Film for her screenplay "Challenger," which also placed on the 2006 Black List. The same year she was ...

3. Scott Frank

Writer | Logan

Scott Frank was born on March 10, 1960 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Logan (2017), Out of Sight (1998) and The Lookout (2007).

4. Jonathan Nolan

Writer | The Prestige

Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, graduating in 1994.

Graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Majored in English.

Shortly after graduating from Georgetown University, Jonathan Nolan served as a production assistant on Memento (2000).

Wrote the short story, "...

5. Mark Bomback

Writer | War for the Planet of the Apes

Mark Bomback was born on August 29, 1971 in New Rochelle, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Total Recall (2012) and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014).

6. Stephen Gaghan

Writer | Syriana

Stephen Gaghan was born on May 6, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is known for his work on Syriana (2005), Traffic (2000) and Gold (2016). He has been married to Minnie Mortimer since May 19, 2007.

7. Steven Knight

Writer | Locke

Steven Knight is a British screenwriter and film director. He is best known for screenplays he wrote for the films Dirty Pretty Things (2002) and Eastern Promises (2007), and also directed as well as written the film Locke (2013).

Knight is also one of three creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire...

8. Peter Morgan

Writer | Frost/Nixon

Peter Morgan was born on April 10, 1963 in London, England as Peter Julian Robin Morgan. He is a writer and producer, known for Frost/Nixon (2008), The Last King of Scotland (2006) and The Queen (2006).

9. Mark L. Smith

Writer | The Revenant

Mark L. Smith is a writer and director, known for The Revenant (2015), Overlord (2018) and Séance (2006).

10. Billy Ray

Writer | Shattered Glass

Billy Ray is a writer and director, known for Shattered Glass (2003), The Hunger Games (2012) and Captain Phillips (2013). He is married to Stacy Sherman. They have two children.

11. William Monahan

Writer | The Departed

William Monahan was born on November 3, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Departed (2006), London Boulevard (2010) and Kingdom of Heaven (2005).

12. Matt Charman

Writer | Bridge of Spies

Matt Charman is a writer and producer, known for Bridge of Spies (2015), Suite Française (2014) and Black Work (2015).

13. Bryan Cogman

Producer | Game of Thrones

Bryan Cogman was born on July 25, 1979 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on Game of Thrones (2011), The Sword in the Stone and Magic: The Gathering. He has been married to Mandy Olsen since July 31, 2004.

14. Eric Heisserer

Writer | Arrival

Eric Heisserer was born in 1970 in the USA as Eric Andrew Heisserer. He is a writer and producer, known for Arrival (2016), Hours (2013) and Bird Box (2018). He has been married to Christine Boylan since October 23, 2010.

15. Jane Goldman

Producer | Kick-Ass

Jane Goldman was born on June 11, 1970 in England. She is a producer and writer, known for Kick-Ass (2010), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Stardust (2007). She has been married to Jonathan Ross since August 1988. They have three children.

16. Frank Darabont

Writer | The Green Mile

Three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont was born in a refugee camp in 1959 in Montbeliard, France, the son of Hungarian parents who had fled Budapest during the failed 1956 Hungarian revolution. Brought to America as an infant, he settled with his family in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High ...

17. Laeta Kalogridis

Writer | Shutter Island

Laeta Kalogridis was born on August 30, 1965 as Laeta Elizabeth Kalogridis. She is a writer and producer, known for Shutter Island (2010), Alexander (2004) and Terminator Genisys (2015).

18. Drew Goddard

Producer | The Martian

Drew Goddard was raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He attended Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico and graduated in 1993. He then attended the University of Colorado, and worked as a production assistant in L.A. after graduation. A spec script Drew wrote based on Six Feet Under (2001) ...

19. James Vanderbilt

Producer | Zodiac

James Vanderbilt was born in 1975 in the USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Zodiac (2007), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) and White House Down (2013).

20. Joe Penhall

Writer | The Road

Joe Penhall is a writer and producer, known for The Road (2009), Mindhunter (2017) and Enduring Love (2004).

21. Michael Green

Writer | Logan

Michael Green was born in Mamaroneck, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Logan (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Heroes (2006).

22. Chris Terrio

Writer | Argo

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), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017).

23. Steven Zaillian

Writer | Schindler's List

Steven Zaillian was born on January 30, 1953 in Fresno, California, USA as Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian. He is a writer and producer, known for Schindler's List (1993), Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) and A Civil Action (1998).

24. Kelly Marcel

Writer | Fifty Shades of Grey

Kelly is primarily a writer for film and television but started her career in musical theater with the UK version of "Debbie Does Dallas, the Musical".

She is a co-artistic director of "The Bad Dog Theater Company"; founded in 2010 alongside the actor Tom Hardy and fellow writer Brett C. Leonard.

She...

25. Alex Garland

Writer | Ex Machina

Alex Garland is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director. He is best known for the films Ex Machina (2015) and Annihilation (2018).

Garland's others works as a writer includes The Beach (2000), 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), Never Let Me Go (2011) and Dredd (2012).

He is ...

26. Brian Koppelman

Writer | Runaway Jury

Brian Koppelman was born in 1966 in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Runaway Jury (2003), Michael Clayton (2007) and Runner Runner (2013).

27. Peter Straughan

Writer | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Peter Straughan is a writer and director, known for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Frank (2014) and The Snowman (2017). He was previously married to Bridget O'Connor.

28. John Gatins

Writer | Flight

John Gatins is an actor and writer, known for Flight (2012), Norbit (2007) and Real Steel (2011).



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