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Anthony Peckham is a South African-born American screenwriter and producer.

Anthony Peckham
OccupationScreenwriter and producer
Years active1990–present


Peckham's first screenplay to reach production was 1990's The Assassin. Eleven years later, in 2001, the Michael Douglas thriller Don't Say a Word, Peckham's second screenplay to reach production, premiered.

In 2009, Peckham wrote the screenplays to two high-profile releases: the Clint Eastwood-directed Nelson Mandela biopic Invictus,[1] starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon, and Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr.. He also rewrote the script for The Book of Eli.[2] In 2013, he was initially signed to write the screenplay for Jason Bourne, set for release in 2016 by Universal Pictures.[3] However, he ended up not writing for the film.


  1. ^ Peckham, Anthony (22 May 2007). "INVICTUS (aka 'The Human Factor')". Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. ^ Fleming, Michael; Dave McNary (September 4, 2008). "Denzel Washington picks up 'Book'". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2008.
  3. ^ Adam Chitwood, BOURNE LEGACY Sequel Set for Release on August 14, 2015; Luc Besson’s LUCY Opens August 8, 2014,, Accessed March 8, 2014

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