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Dan Mazeau is an American screenwriter. He was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California and majored in physics at UC Berkeley before enrolling in the MFA screenwriting program at UCLA. He is also a graduate of the Professional Program in Screenwriting at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.[1][2] There he wrote a family fantasy "The Land of Lost Things" and the script was set up at Nickelodeon/Paramount, with Arnold Kopelson producing. Hired by Dan Lin and Warner Bros. to adapt Jonny Quest, he was named one of Variety's "10 Screenwriters to Watch" in 2008 and the script was on the Blacklist that same year.[3]



Mazeau has also wrote a script for a Jonny Quest adaptation. He has also been attached to write a script for Bleach, based on the popular manga.[4][5]

By January 2009, Mazeau was hired by Warner Brothers to write a script for The Flash after previous iterations by David S. Goyer, Shawn Levy, David Dobkin and Craig Wright failed to get off the ground.[6] In April 2018, Mazeau was revealed to of contributed to a draft of the film, titled Flashpoint.[7]

Mazeau is currently adapting Japanese author Chohei Kambayashi's alien invasion novel Yukikaze for Warner Bros. Pictures, with Tom Cruise slated to star.[8][9]

Mazeau has also been hired to rewrite an action film entitled World's Most Wanted with Vin Diesel currently attached.[10]



  1. ^ Professional Programs Announces new Course Designed for Video Game Development,
  2. ^ Award-winning TFT Screenwriter linked to "The Flash", "Johnny Quest",
  3. ^ Variety: 10 Screenwriters to Watch in 2008,
  4. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2012-02-22). "WB developing pic of manga 'Bleach' - Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  5. ^ WB Setting Peter Segal & Dan Mazeau to Develop the 'Bleach' Movie,
  6. ^ Billington, Alex (January 30, 2009). "Dan Mazeau Writing a Flash Script for Warner Brothers". FirstShowing. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Kit, Borys (April 3, 2018). "'Flash' Movie Writer Dan Mazeau Tackling Ernie Cline's Armada". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  8. ^ Tom Cruise’s ‘Yukikaze’ Moving Ahead With Dan Mazeau (EXCLUSIVE),
  9. ^ Dan Mazeau to Draft Warner Bros. Sci-Fi Adaptation Yukikaze,
  10. ^ Vin Diesel To Star In ‘World’s Most Wanted'; Dan Mazeau On To Rewrite Action Pic,

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