Eric Pearson

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Eric Pearson
Born (1984-12-14) December 14, 1984 (age 37)
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active2010–present
Known for

Eric Pearson is an American screenwriter. He has worked with Marvel Studios, writing various short films for their Marvel One-Shots series of films,[1] and writing the screenplay for the feature films Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Black Widow (2021), and Godzilla vs. Kong (2021).[2][3][4]

Early life and career[edit]

He studied screenwriting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He was enrolled in Marvel Studios' screenwriting program in 2010.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Credit Notes
2011 The Consultant Screenplay by Short film
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer Screenplay by Short film
2012 Item 47[1] Screenplay by Short film
2013 Agent Carter[6] Screenplay by Short film
2015 Ant-Man Uncredited rewrite[2]
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Uncredited rewrite[5]
Thor: Ragnarok Written by[7] Co-wrote with Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising Uncredited rewrite[8]
Avengers: Infinity War Uncredited rewrite[5]
2019 Avengers: Endgame Uncredited rewrite[5]
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Uncredited rewrite[9]
2021 Godzilla vs. Kong Screenplay by[4] Co-wrote with Max Borenstein
Black Widow Screenplay by[10]
2024 Thunderbolts Screenplay by

Television[edit]

Year Film Notes
2015–2016 Agent Carter 8 episodes[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Breznican, Anthony (July 3, 2012). "First Look: Marvel unveils top-secret 'Avengers' short film 'Item 47' – Exclusive". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on August 29, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Couch, Aaron (November 2, 2017). "'Thor: Ragnarok' Writer on the Secret to Revitalizing a Franchise". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  3. ^ Barnhardt, Andrew (January 14, 2020). "Thor: Ragnarok Writer Gets Sole Screenwriting Credit on Black Widow". ComicBook.com. Archived from the original on January 15, 2020. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Godzilla vs. Kong". Writer's Guild of America East. Retrieved May 3, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d Poloway, Kevin (November 3, 2017). "How 'Thor: Ragnarok' screenwriter (and former pizza guy) Eric Pearson became Marvel's go-to script doctor". Yahoo!. Archived from the original on December 7, 2020. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  6. ^ Manning, Shaun (July 22, 2013). "SDCC: Marvel Debuts Atwell's "Agent Carter One-Shot"". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on April 9, 2014. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "Thor: Ragnarok". Writer's Guild of America East. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  8. ^ Mike Fleming Jr (February 20, 2018). "'Cowboy Ninja Viking' Adds 'Thor: Ragnarok' Scribe Eric Pearson". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on December 7, 2020. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  9. ^ Goldberg, Matt (August 24, 2018). "The Official Logo for Detective Pikachu Is on the Case". Collider. Retrieved June 8, 2019.
  10. ^ "Black Widow". Writer's Guild of America East. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  11. ^ "(#102) "Bridge and Tunnel"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
    "(#202) "A View in the Dark"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
    "(#206) "Life of the Party"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved March 28, 2018.

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