Anthony Peckham

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Anthony Peckham
OccupationScreenwriter and producer
Years active1990–present

Anthony Peckham is a South African-born American screenwriter and producer.


Peckham's first screenplay to reach production was 1990's The Assassin. Eleven years later, in 2001, the Michael Douglas thriller Don't Say A Word, Peckham's second screenplay to reach production, premiered.

In 2009, Peckham wrote the screenplays to two high-profile releases: the Clint Eastwood-directed Nelson Mandela biopic Invictus,[1] starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon, and Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr.. He also rewrote the script for The Book of Eli.[2] In 2013, he was initially signed to write the screenplay for Jason Bourne, set for release in 2016 by Universal Pictures.[3] However, he ended up not writing for the film.


  1. ^ Peckham, Anthony (22 May 2007). "INVICTUS (aka 'The Human Factor')". Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. ^ Fleming, Michael; Dave McNary (September 4, 2008). "Denzel Washington picks up 'Book'". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2008.
  3. ^ Adam Chitwood, BOURNE LEGACY Sequel Set for Release on August 14, 2015; Luc Besson’s LUCY Opens August 8, 2014,, Accessed March 8, 2014

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