Stuart Hazeldine - Screenwriter

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WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO HIM…? Because he’s a British screenwriter successfully working in Hollywood for major studios on big budget projects with big name casts.

20th Century Fox, Summit Entertainment, The Sci-Fi Channel and Legendary Pictures.

Stuart Hazeldine is one of a select number of UK-based screenwriters who write exclusively for the major Hollywood studios. After selling his first screenplay at the age of 24, his first credit was the sci-fi TV movie RIVERWORLD for the Sci-Fi Channel in 2003.

2007 saw him hit the industry stratosphere with a rewrite of the blockbuster sci-fi remake THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL for Twentieth Century Fox, directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, followed by a rewrite of the supernatural thriller KNOWING for Summit Entertainment, directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage. He has just adapted John Milton’s epic religious fantasy poem PARADISE LOST for Legendary Pictures (300, 'THE DARK KNIGHT), to be directed by Scott Derrickson in 2010, and he is currently adapting the sci-fi adventure novel THE TRIPODS with Alex Proyas for producer Don Murphy’s Angry Pictures ('Transformers').

2010's EXAM marked Stuart's feature directing debut, following the twenty-minute short film CHRISTIAN, which he wrote and directed in 2005.