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Geneva Robertson-Dworet

Geneva Robertson-Dworet is an American screenwriter.

Geneva Robertson-Dworet
Born (1985-05-08) May 8, 1985 (age 33)
EducationHarvard College
Years active2015–present
SpouseHayes Davenport

Robertson-Dworet rose to prominence after being hired in 2015 to rewrite the script for Tomb Raider (2018), starring Alicia Vikander and directed by Roar Uthaug.[1] In August 2017, she was set to write the screenplay for Marvel Studios female-led superhero film Captain Marvel.[2]

She will write the screenplay for David Ayer's Gotham City Sirens film, as part of the DC Extended Universe,[3] She is also writing the upcoming third Sherlock Holmes, the newest adaptation of the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons, and the screenplay for Artemis.[4][5]

Originally slated to co-write Sony’s Silver & Black—a team-up movie about the Spider-Man characters Black Cat and Silver Sable—with Lindsey Beer, the film has been removed from Sony's production schedule and the project's future is unclear.[6]

Robertson-Dworet is a 2007 graduate of Harvard College.[7] She wrote for The Harvard Lampoon during her time there.[8] She is married to writer Hayes Davenport.


Year Film Director(s) Notes
2018 Tomb Raider Roar Uthaug Co-wrote with Alastair Siddons and Evan Daugherty
2019 Captain Marvel Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck Co-wrote with Jac Schaeffer, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck


  1. ^ McNary, Dave (November 17, 2015). "'Tomb Raider' Reboot Finds Director in Roar Uthaug". Variety. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (August 15, 2017). "Marvel Taps Geneva Robertson-Dworet To Script 'Captain Marvel'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (December 13, 2016). "David Ayer, Margot Robbie Reteam for All-Female DC Villains Movie 'Gotham City Sirens' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  4. ^ Dickens, Donna (January 30, 2018). "The Mysterious Woman Writing Hollywood's Blockbusters". Medium. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (July 13, 2018). "Geneva Robertson-Dworet Adapting Andy Weir Novel 'Artemis' For Phil Lord & Chris Miller At Fox". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  6. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (February 13, 2018). "'Captain Marvel', 'Tomb Raider' Writers To Pen Silver Sable & Black Cat Movie At Sony". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Rochelson, David (January 31, 2017). "Open Letter to Jared Kushner from Harvard Alumni". Medium. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  8. ^ Edwards, Shanee (March 16, 2018). "Tomb Raider Writer on Getting Notes from Alicia Vikander". Retrieved September 8, 2018.

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