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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 Dark City (1998), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Batman Begins (2005). He is married to Marina Black. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Dark City
Dark City Writer
(1998)
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Writer
(2005)
The Dark Knight
(2008)

Filmography

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  The Sandman (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2019 Untitled Terminator Reboot (screenplay by) (filming)
  Krypton (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 2018) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2018)
- Pilot (2018) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
  Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (creator - 8 episodes, 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (story - 1 episode, 2013) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013)
- Liberum Arbitrium (2015) ... (creator)
- La Confessione Della Macchina (2015) ... (creator)
- Angelus Iratissimus (2015) ... (creator)
- Ira Deorum (2015) ... (creator)
- Alis Volat Propriis (2015) ... (creator)
  Constantine (TV Series) (developed by - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 1 episode, 2014) (story by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Waiting for the Man (2015) ... (creator)
- Angels and Ministers of Grace (2015) ... (creator)
- A Whole World Out There (2015) ... (creator)
- Quid Pro Quo (2015) ... (creator)
- The Saint of Last Resorts: Part 2 (2015) ... (creator)
 2014 Godzilla (additional writing - uncredited)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom (Video short) (story - uncredited)
 2013 Man of Steel (screenplay) / (story)
 2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us (Video Game) (character: Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl - uncredited)
 2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Video Game) (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (story)
 2012 DevilDolls (Video)
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops (Video Game) (story consultant)
  Flashforward (TV Series) (creator - 22 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (written by - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2009) (television story - 1 episode, 2009)
- Future Shock (2010) ... (creator)
- Countdown (2010) ... (creator)
- The Negotiation (2010) ... (creator)
- Course Correction (2010) ... (creator)
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2010) ... (creator)
 2010 Demonic Toys: Personal Demons (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2009 The Unborn (written by)
 2008 Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Dark Knight (2008) ... (original story - uncredited)
 2008 The Dark Knight (story)
 2008 Batman: Gotham Knight (Video) (screenplay - segment "In Darkness Dwells", as David Goyer)
 2008 Jumper (screenplay)
  Blade: The Series (TV Series) (developer - 12 episodes, 2006) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006)
- Conclave (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Monsters (2006) ... (creator)
- Hunters (2006) ... (creator)
- Angels & Demons (2006) ... (creator)
- Turn of the Screw (2006) ... (creator)
 2005 Threshold (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Trees Made of Glass: Part 2 (2005) ... (written by)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (story and earlier screenplay - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay) / (story)
 2004-2005 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character: Albert Rothstein/Atom-Smasher - 2 episodes)
- Task Force X (2005) ... (character: Albert Rothstein/Atom-Smasher - uncredited)
- Dark Heart (2004) ... (character: Albert Rothstein/Atom-Smasher - uncredited)
 2004 Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (written by)
 2002 Blade II (written by)
 2002 Zig Zag (screenplay - as David Goyer)
 2000 FreakyLinks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Subject: Fearsum (2000) ... (uncredited)
 1998 Blade (written by)
 1998 Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (TV Movie) (written by - as David Goyer)
 1998 Dark City (screenplay)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Dream of Doom (1997) ... (screenplay - as David Goyer)
 1996 Enemy (TV Movie) (written by)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (written by)
 1996 Spider-Man (TV Series) (character: Abraham Whistler - 1 episode)
- Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 9: Blade the Vampire Hunter (1996) ... (character: Abraham Whistler - uncredited)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (screenplay)
 1993 Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1993 The Substitute (TV Movie) (written by - as Cynthia Verlaine)
 1993 Arcade (Video) (screenplay)
 1991 Demonic Toys (Video) (screenplay)
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (written by)
 1990 Death Warrant (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He is also a popular writer of comic books, including JSA (Justice Society of America) which he writes with Geoff Johns.

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Goyer | Cynthia Verlaine

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Batman Begins (2005)] "Chris was a real taskmaster about justifying everything in the real world, He kept saying, 'It's gotta be grounded. It's gotta be real'." See more »

Trivia:

Sold his comic book collection en masse to John Dolmayan, the drummer from System of a Down. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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