Chris Morgan (filmmaker)

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Chris Morgan
Born (1966-11-24) November 24, 1966 (age 54)
United States[citation needed]
OccupationScreenwriter, producer
Known forFast & Furious franchise

Chris Morgan (born November 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American screenwriter and producer. His writing credits include multiple screenplays in the Fast & Furious franchise, Wanted, and the Fox crime drama Gang Related.[1][2] Morgan's production company, Chris Morgan Productions, signed a first-look deal with Universal in 2011.[3] In 2013, Morgan launched a TV production company with a first-look deal at Fox.[4] He was spoofed in a video in The Onion in which he was played by a five-year-old.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Writer Producer Director
2004 Cellular Yes No David R. Ellis
2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Yes No Justin Lin
2008 Wanted Yes No Timur Bekmambetov
2009 Fast & Furious Yes No Justin Lin
2011 Fast Five Yes No
2013 Fast & Furious 6 Yes Executive
47 Ronin Yes No Carl Rinsch
2015 Furious 7 Yes Executive James Wan
The Vatican Tapes Story Yes Mark Neveldine
2017 The Fate of the Furious Yes Yes F. Gary Gray
The Mummy No Yes Alex Kurtzman
2018 Bird Box No Yes Susanne Bier
2019 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Yes Yes David Leitch
Witches in the Woods No Executive Jordan Barker
Other credits
Year Title Role Director
2001 Lloyd Electric swingman Hector Barron
2003 S.W.A.T. Script revisions Clark Johnson

Television and web[edit]

Year(s) Title Writer Executive
Producer
Creator Notes
2009−2013 The Troop No Yes Yes Creator (40 episodes)
Executive producer (19 episodes)
2013 Big Thunder No Yes No Television film
2014 Gang Related Yes Yes Yes Creator
Executive producer
Writer (2 episodes)
2019−present Fast & Furious Spy Racers No Yes No 32 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gabrenya, Frank (2008) "MOVIE REVIEW | WANTED: These bullets get their swerve on", Columbus Dispatch, June 27, 2008, retrieved 2011-07-11
  2. ^ Palladino, D.J. (2009) "Diesel Returns, Reenergizes Fast & Furious Franchise", Santa Barbara Independent, April 9, 2009, retrieved 2011-07-11
  3. ^ Finke, Nikki (April 19, 2011). "'Fast Five' Writer Gets Uni Production Deal". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 22, 2013). "Chris Morgan Launches TV Company, Signs Pod Deal With 20th Century Fox Television". Deadline Hollywood.
  5. ^ "Interview with Chris Morgan" at The Onion

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