Fernley Phillips makes his screenwriting debut with The Number 23, which was also his first script sale after studying screenwriting at UCLA. Born in Newcastle, England, he moved with his family to London as a child. He moved to the United States to attend film school, where his script, Ghostland, attracted considerable attention and landed the young writer his first manager.
He sold the screenplay for The Number 23 to Contrafilm and New Line Cinema in 2002 and is currently writing U Want Me 2 Kill Him? for Bryan Singer and Warner Brothers. He and his wife reside in the Los Angeles area with their infant daughter.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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