Knowledge Identifier: +Frank_Darabont
Born in 1959.
Countries: United States (89%), Italy (3%), United Kingdom (3%)
Linked to: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay, American Film Institute, NBC, USA Network
The first film he wrote and directed was a short adaptation of Stephen King's "The Woman in the Room", which was one of the first "Dollar Babies" and made the semi-finalist list for Academy award consideration in 1983
He produced the 2002 film "The Salton Sea", starring Val Kilmer and Vincent D'Onofrio
Minority Report (film) - John August 2002 did an uncredited draft to polish the script, and Frank Darabont was invited to rewrite, but was by busy with "The Majestic"
Darabont recalled first coming across the series in a comic book store in Burbank, California in 2005
The Mist (film) - While the origin of the mist is never explained in great details in the movie, Frank Darabont did write an opening scene in a draft dated 5 August 2005, in which the thunderstorm causes a malfunction at the Arrowhead Project's lab that allows the portal to another dimension to stay open too long
The Mist (film) - "The Mist" was screened at the film festival ShowEast on October 18, 2007, at which director Frank Darabont received the Kodak *award for Excellence in Filmmaking for his previous works "The Shawshank Redemption" and "The Green Mile"
Frances Sternhagen - Sternhagen starred in Frank Darabont's suspense/thriller "The Mist", released on November 21, 2007
Jeffrey DeMunn - He portrayed Dale Horvath in Frank Darabont's television adaptation of the comic book series "The Walking Dead", for two seasons from 2010 to 2012
The Walking Dead (TV series) - On January 20, 2010, &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel)) officially announced that it had ordered a pilot for a possible series adapted from "The Walking Dead" comic book series, with Frank Darabont and Gale Anne Hurd acting as executive producers and Darabont writing and directing
Brandon Routh - Routh was thought to have been cast in April 2010 for Frank Darabont's thriller series "The Walking Dead"
The Walking Dead (TV series) - In July 2011, series developer and showrunner Frank Darabont stepped down from his position as showrunner for the series
At the 2012 Austin Film Festival, Darabont was awarded the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking award for his contribution to cinema
Edward Burns - In 2013 Burns starred as real-life gangster Bugsy Siegel in Frank Darabont's miniseries, "Mob City"
Alexa Davalos - In 2013, she reunited again with Frank Darabont playing the female lead on the television series "Mob City"
Snow White and the Huntsman - On June 4, 2014, Deadline reported that Frank Darabont, Gavin O'Connor and Andres Muschietti are on the shortlist to direct the sequel