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Geneva Robertson-Dworet (born May 8, 1985) is an American screenwriter. She rose to prominence after being hired in 2015 to rewrite the script for the 2018 Tomb Raider reboot, starring Alicia Vikander and directed by Roar Uthaug.[1] She wrote the screenplay for Marvel Studios' female-led superhero film Captain Marvel (2019).[2]

Geneva Robertson-Dworet
Born (1985-05-08) May 8, 1985 (age 34)
United States
EducationHarvard College
Years active2015–present
SpouseHayes Davenport

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]

She was originally slated to co-write Sony's Silver & Black, a team-up film about the Spider-Man characters Black Cat and Silver Sable, with Lindsey Beer. However the film was 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 story with Evan Daugherty
Co-wrote screenplay with Alastair Siddons
2019 Captain Marvel Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck Co-wrote screenplay with Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck
Co-wrote story with Nicole Perlman & Meg LeFauve and 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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