Akiva Goldsman

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Akiva Goldsman

American film and television writer, director, and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1962.

Countries: United States (73%), Connecticut (10%), (10%)

Main connections: Paramount Pictures, Stephen King, The Revenant (2015 film)

Linked to: Deadline.com, Wesleyan University, Current Biography, Entertainment Weekly

 

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Akiva Goldsman was born in 1962 add something


1983

In 1983, Goldsman attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut add something


 

In the late 1990s, Akiva Goldsman wrote screenplays for "A Time to Kill" and "Batman & Robin", which were considered subpar quality and got him nominated for the Golden Raspberry awards add something


1994

He began writing screenplays, and in 1994, he wrote the screenplay that would become the film "Silent Fall" add something


 

He received an Academy award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2001 film, "A Beautiful Mind", which won the Oscar for Best Picture add something

 

The Revenant (2015 film) - Development of "The Revenant" began in August 2001, with producer Akiva Goldsman acquiring the rights to Michael Punke's unpublished manuscript for "The Revenant"

 

The Revenant (2015 film) - Development of the film began in August 2001 when Akiva Goldsman purchased Punke's manuscript with the intent of producing the film


2005

It tells the story of Luttrell's Navy SEAL team persevering a 2005 Afghanistan, on a mission to kill a terrorist leader add something


2006

In 2006 Goldsman re-teamed with "A Beautiful Mind" director Ron Howard for a high profile project, adapting Dan Brown's novel "The Da Vinci Code" for Howard's much-anticipated film version, receiving mixed reviews for his work add something


2009

In 2009, he signed on to produce the film adaptation of the British television series "Primeval", alongside Emily Cummins and Kerry Foster add something

 

Swamp Thing (film) - In 2009, Joel Silver announced plans to produce a reboot of the "Swamp Thing" movie franchise from a story written by Akiva Goldsman

 

Bryan Burk - In 2009, Burk co-wrote the story, with Akiva Goldsman , for the season one finale of "Fringe", "There's More Than One of Everything"


2010

On April 6, 2010, it was announced that he will produce a PG-13 remake of the Troma cult film "The Toxic Avenger" add something

 

Goldsman's second wife, film producer Rebecca Spikings-Goldsman, died of a heart attack on July 6, 2010, at the age of 42 add something

 

On September 8, 2010, it was announced that he would write the first season of the television series based on the novels of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series add something

 

Troma Entertainment - On April 7, 2010, Kaufman confirmed that a PG-13 remake of "The Toxic Avenger" was happening and will be produced by Akiva Goldsman


2012

The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster and Taylor Kitsch, and is expected to begin principal photography in Fall 2012 add something

 

On March 8, 2012, Goldsman was hired by Warner Bros. to develop Archaia Entertainment's comicbook mini-series "Lucid" into a possible film franchise add something


2013

The movie starred Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster and Taylor Kitsch, and was released in 2013 add something

 

Ghost (1990 film) - In November 2013, it was announced that Paramount Television is developing a television series adaptation of "Ghost", with Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner writing the pilot


2014

The film is set for release on February 14, 2014 add something

 

Matthew Bomer - He signed to appear in the 2014 adaptation of "Winter's Tale", directed by Akiva Goldsman

 

The Ring Two - In August 2014, Paramount was in talks with Akiva Goldsman to write a third draft of the screenplay, previously worked on by ://www


2015

In June 2015, Paramount Pictures announced that Goldsman would be heading a team of writers and filmmakers to create a multifilm cinematic universe branching out from Hasbro's Transformers franchise add something


2016

The Fifth Wave (film) - "'The 5th Wave"' is a 2016 American science fiction thriller film, directed by J Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, and Jeff Pinkner, based on the novel of the same name by Rick Yancey

 

The 5th Wave (film) - "'The 5th Wave"' is a 2016 American science fiction thriller film, directed by J Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, and Jeff Pinkner, based on the novel of the same name by Rick Yancey


2017

Goldsman co-wrote and produced the film adaption of Stephen King's The Dark Tower, which is set for a release on 13 January 2017 add something

 

In July 2017, Paramount Pictures announced plans to make a film adaptation of the novel with Akiva Goldsman as producer add something

 

Rob Liefeld - In 2017, it was reported by Deadline that Liefeld is working with Akiva Goldsman and Graham King on a seven-figure movie deal for his Extreme Universe

 

Rainbow Six (novel) - In July 2017, Paramount Pictures announced plans to make a film adaptation of the novel with Akiva Goldsman as producer


2018

Goldsman was revealed in September 2018 to have been on the writing staff for the new "Star Trek" series revolving around the character Jean-Luc Picard in his later years add something