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Mark Wheaton

Mark Wheaton

Mark Wheaton began his Hollywood career writing the horror film FERAL for Robert Cort Productions and adapting Evan Connell's Custer-Crazy Horse novel, SON OF THE MORNING STAR for producer Thom Mount.

His upcoming projects include the historical epic CLARK & LEWIS for Universal Pictures, re-launching the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise for producer Michael Bay and New Line Cinema, writing the South Africa drama AN UNFINISHED COUNTRY for Miramax and the legal thriller CHINESE WALL for London-based Rainmaker Films.

Wheaton's first produced script was FIRESTORM: LAST STAND AT YELLOWSTONE for A&E.

Before becoming a screenwriter, Wheaton wrote for a number of film magazines including Total Film, SFX, Shivers and, his favorite, Fangoria.

TODD FARMER (Story by) began his screenwriting career on the lucrative FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise while working for Producer Sean S. Cunningham and receiving his first produced credit for JASON X, after writing drafts of FREDDY VS. JASON.

His upcoming projects include: CLOCK TOWER, based on the Capcom video game for The Mayhem Project and PSYCHOPATH, to be produced simultaneously as both a video game and film for director John Carpenter (HALLOWEEN).

Farmer wrote the mini series LAST VAMPIRE for the SciFi Channel, based on the Whitley Strieber novels and partnered with Steve Niles (30 DAYS OF NIGHT) and Thomas Jane (THE PUNISHER) on the graphic novel Alien Pig Farm.

He sold his first spec script, RIDDLE ME THIS, to Constantin Films.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Mark Wheaton Facts

Birth Name Mark Gordon Wheaton
OccupationScreenwriter
BirthdayDecember 29, 1975 (41)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Mark Wheaton compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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