David Magee (born 1962) is an American screenwriter who was nominated for a 2004 Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Finding Neverland. Along with Simon Beaufoy, he wrote the screenplay for Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day starring Frances McDormand and Amy Adams, which was released in 2008.
He wrote the screenplay for the Disney musical Mary Poppins Returns, directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, which was released in 2018. He received the Humanitas Prize in the Best Family Film category for his screenplay.
In February 2019, it was announced that director Rick Famuyiwa would be directing a film version of Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi from Magee's script adaptation of the novel. In March 2019, it was announced that Paramount Pictures would develop an animated film version of The Tiger's Apprentice by Laurence Yep from Magee's script adaptation of the book.
|2008||Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day||Yes|
|2012||Life of Pi||Yes|
|2018||Mary Poppins Returns||Yes|
|2022||The Tiger's Apprentice||Yes|
|TBA||Untitled Hans Christian Andersen musical||Yes|
|TBA||Children of Blood and Bone||Yes|
|TBA||The Little Mermaid||Yes|
- ""Mary Poppins Returns" Sequel Announced for December 2018 - The Walt Disney Company". The Walt Disney Company. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Haithman, Diane (February 9, 2019). "44th Humanitas Prize Honors Films 'On The Basis Of Sex' And 'Love Simon', TV's 'God Friended Me'". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (February 28, 2018). "Fox 2000 Wins Hans Christian Andersen Musical By 'Wicked's Stephen Schwartz, David Magee, Zadan & Meron; 'Baby Driver' Ansel Elgort Circling". deadline.com. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
- "'Dope' Director Rick Famuyiwa Tackling YA Fantasy 'Children of Blood and Bone' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
- Pedersen, Erik (15 March 2019). "Paramount Moves 'Limited Partners' To 2020 & Dates 'The Tiger's Apprentice' Toon". Deadline. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
- The Tiger's Apprentice at IMDb
- Untitled Hans Christian Andersen Musical Project at IMDb