Zak Penn


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 556 this week
Trailer
1:51 | Trailer
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 »

October's Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows

October is packed with great movies and several new and returning TV series. Check out our most anticipated streaming picks.

Get some streaming picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 09 Jun 2019
 
a list of 31 people
created 27 Jul 2018
 
a list of 32 people
created 06 Apr 2019
 
a list of 28 people
created 08 Aug 2014
 
a list of 97 people
created 20 Dec 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

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

User Polls

2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(2018)
The Avengers Writer
(2012)
(2008)
(2003)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (23 credits)
  ROM: Spaceknight (screenplay) (announced)
  The Karate Kid 2 (screenplay) (announced)
 2020 Free Guy (screenplay by) (post-production)
 2020 Jack Slater V (Short) (characters)
 2018 Ready Player One (screenplay by)
 2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers (Video Game) (story "The Avengers" - uncredited)
 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: X-Men United (story)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (screenplay)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (screenplay)
 1994 PCU (written by)
 1993 Last Action Hero (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Last Action Hero (story)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (8 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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:

Close friends with documentary film makers Louis Theroux and Werner Herzog. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed