Michael Bacall

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Michael Bacall
Born Michael Stephen BuccellatowiEwa
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actor, screenwriter
Years active 1985—present

Michael Bacall (born Michael Stephen Buccellato;[1] April 19, 1973)[2] is an American screenwriter and actor, known for having co-written the films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street, and Project X.

Life and career[edit]

Bacall was born in Los Angeles, California to a family of Sicilian descent.[3] He acted in movies and television from an early age.

Turning to writing in the 2000s, he co-wrote and co-starred in Manic. As of 2007, Bacall has sold a number of scripts to major studios, including Psycho Funky Chimp and In Search of Captain Zero.[4]

In June 2007, New Line announced that Bacall would be writing a feature adaptation of the documentary The King of Kong.[5] He co-wrote the adaptation of the Canadian graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, with its director, Edgar Wright.[6]





  1. ^ Praudeau, Michel (April 6, 1989). "SUR LE TOURNAGE DE "BANDINI" L'enfance de John Fante". Le Monde. France. Retrieved August 26, 2009. : "Le petit Michael Bucellato qui a choisi le pseudo de Michael Bacall..."
  2. ^ "California Birth Index, 1905-1995". familytreelegends.com. 
  3. ^ Houx, Damon (2012-03-12). "1-1 Interview: Michael Bacall on 21 Jump Steet and Project X". Screencrave.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  4. ^ Ross, Matthew (June 21, 2007). "10 Screenwriters to Watch: Michael Bacall". Variety. Retrieved June 25, 2007. 
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (June 4, 2007). "New Line moves forward on 'Kong'". Variety. Retrieved June 25, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Michael Bacall – 10 Screenwriters to Watch". Matthew Ross. June 21, 2007. Retrieved April 4, 2008. 

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