Michael Green (writer)

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Michael Green is an American television and film and comic book writer. Michael grew up in Mamaroneck, New York.


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.

Green co-wrote Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner sequel and was reportedly brought on to write a sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus. He is currently writing the script for a remake of Murder on the Orient Express, a third stand alone Wolverine film, and is co-writing, co-producing and co-showrunning a television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods.

Comic Books[edit]

Michael Green's first publication in the comic book world was Batman: Lovers and Madmen, written for DC Comics. Following that, Michael 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).


  • Gotham (TV) (Executive Producer)
  • The River (TV) (Showrunner) (Executive Producer)
  • Green Lantern (Writer)
  • Kings (Executive Producer)
  • Heroes (Writer) (Co-Executive Producer)
  • Everwood (The WB) (Co-Executive Producer)
  • Jack & Bobby (Supervising Producer)
  • Smallville (Co-Producer)
  • Snoops (Writer)
  • Cupid (TV) (Writer)
  • Sex and the City (TV) (Writer)


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