John Logan may not be a name that you know, but you should. With a background as a playwright, Logan made the switch to the silver screen with his first spec script, Any Given Sunday. Most recently, Logan penned the script adaptation for Hugo. He’s also responsible for such films as Gladiator, The Aviator, and Rango. His eclectic credits all have one thing in common: great writing. Logan has been nominated for two Oscars, an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and has won a Tony.
Lincoln (original screenplay) (filming) – 2012
Skyfall (screenplay) (filming) – 2012
Hugo (screenplay) – 2011
Coriolanus (screenplay) – 2011
Rango (screenplay / story) – 2011
The Miraculous Year (TV movie) (screenplay) – 2011
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (screenplay) – 2007
The Aviator (written by) – 2004
The Last Samurai (screenplay / story) – 2003
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (screenplay) – 2003
Star Trek: Nemesis (screenplay / story) – 2002
The Time Machine (screenplay) – 2002
Gladiator (screenplay) – 2000
Any Given Sunday (screen story / screenplay) – 1999
RKO 281 (TV movie) (written by) – 1999
Bats (written by) – 1999
Tornado! (TV movie) (written by) – 1996
(Theater credits not listed.)
I’d spent 10 years learning my craft, and I’m just a professional writer, and how I’m perceived doesn’t matter to me in the slightest – because I don’t live in L.A., I don’t go to parties, I don’t go to openings – I just keep my head down and do my job.
Oh, my God – I am really shaping the destiny of these characters. There’s Patrick as Jean-Luc Picard, and he’s now going to do a scene that I wrote. So that for me was the biggest sort of fan/professional synthesis.