Philip Eisner

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Philip Eisner
Notable workEvent Horizon

Philip Eisner is an American screenwriter best known for writing the screenplay for the 1997 science fiction/horror film Event Horizon, which was produced by Paramount and helmed by director Paul W.S. Anderson.[1]


In addition to writing the film Event Horizon (1997), Eisner also wrote Firestarter: Rekindled for Sci Fi (now known as Syfy) which was produced in 2002.[2] In early 2005, Scott Rudin Productions acquired Eisner's supernatural thriller spec script Furious Angels.[3]

Eisner also wrote the screenplay for The Mutant Chronicles, which was released in 2009 and stars Thomas Jane and John Malkovich.[4] The film tells the tale of 28th century soldiers battling so-called "NecroMutants."

Comic Book Writing[edit]

Eisner writes the comic book 'Bad Guys' which is coordinated by Kevin Spacey's TV/film production company Trigger Street Productions and Kickstart Comics.[5][6]


He also teaches several screenwriting courses at the UCLA extension.[7]


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