Michael Green (writer)

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Michael Green
Born United States
Occupation Screenwriter, television writer, comic book writer
Language English
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Genres Film, television, comic books

Michael Green is an American television, film and comic book writer.

Early life[edit]

Green was born to a Jewish family[1] and grew up in Mamaroneck, New York.

Film and television[edit]

Green is the creator and writer of the 2009 NBC series Kings, a drama based on the biblical story of King David but set in an alternate present. Green's other television credits include Everwood, Smallville, Jack and Bobby, Sex and the City, and Heroes. In 2012, he wrote and executive produced a pilot for ABC entitled Gotham and was an executive producer on the ABC series The River.

Green's feature credits include Green Lantern. In 2007, Michael, along with the rest of the Heroes writing staff, was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series and the WGA Award for New Series. Heroes won the award for Favorite New TV Drama at the 33rd annual People's Choice Awards.

He has written or co-written four films which are set to be released in 2017, which are Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, Kenneth Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express and James Mangold's Logan.[2][3][4]

He is also co-developer, co-writer and co-executive producer of the upcoming series American Gods, alongside Bryan Fuller. The series is adapted from Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name.

Comic books[edit]

Michael Green's first publication in the comic book world was Batman: Lovers and Madmen, written for DC Comics. Following that, Green began writing for the monthly DC publication Superman/Batman, starting with issue #44. Shortly thereafter he was joined by writer Mike Johnson. Together they worked on Superman/Batman through issue #63.

They later collaborated again on the 2011 reboot of Supergirl (issues #0-#12).



  • Batman: Lovers and Madmen (2008) (with Denys Cowan)
  • Superman/Batman: The Search for Kryptonite (2008) (with Mike Johnson)
  • Superman/Batman: Finest Worlds (2009) (with Mike Johnson)

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