Matthew Michael Carnahan
|Matthew Michael Carnahan|
|Born||Port Huron, Michigan|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
|Relatives||Joe Carnahan (brother)|
Matthew Michael Carnahan (sometimes identified as Matt Carnahan) is an American screenwriter who wrote the feature film The Kingdom (2007), and the film adaptation of the hit BBC television drama serial State of Play. Carnahan also wrote the screenplay for Lions for Lambs for United Artists. His brother is Joe Carnahan, who wrote and directed Narc (2002), Smokin' Aces (2006) and The A-Team (2010).
Critical reaction to Carnahan's work has been mixed. The Kingdom averaged a 56 on Metacritic. Rotten Tomatoes lists the film with 53% of critics giving the film positive reviews, based on 120 reviews. Lions for Lambs received generally negative to mixed reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, 27% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 133 reviews. On Metacritic, the film had an average score of 47 out of 100, based on 33 reviews.
- The Kingdom (2007) - Writer
- Lions for Lambs (2007) - Writer/Producer
- State of Play (2009) - Writer
- World War Z (2013) - Writer
- Nemesis (TBA) - Co-Writer (with Joe Carnahan)
- "New scribe tribe stars span globe.(10 screenwriters to watch)". Daily Variety. June 23, 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-30.
- "United Artists' "Lions for Lambs" to Be Released Worldwide by MGM" (Press release). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. February 21, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
- "Kingdom, The (2007): Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2007-09-28.
- "Lions for Lambs - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
- "Lions for Lambs (2007): Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
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- Fleming Jr., Mike (October 4, 2013). "Mark Millar Raving Over Carnahan Clan Adaptation Of ‘Nemesis’". Deadline. Retrieved October 4, 2013.