Michael Bacall

Michael Bacall (born Michael Stephen Buccellato;[1] April 19, 1973)[2] is an American screenwriter and actor, known for having co-written the films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street, and Project X.

Michael Bacall
Michael Stephen Buccellato

(1973-04-19) April 19, 1973 (age 49)
OccupationActor, screenwriter
Years active1985–present

Life and careerEdit

Bacall was born in Los Angeles, California to a family of Sicilian descent. He acted in movies and television from an early age.

Turning to writing in the 2000s, he co-wrote and co-starred in Manic. As of 2007, Bacall has sold a number of scripts to major studios, including Psycho Funky Chimp and In Search of Captain Zero.[3]

In June 2007, New Line announced that Bacall would be writing a feature adaptation of the documentary The King of Kong.[4] He co-wrote the adaptation of the Canadian graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, with its director, Edgar Wright.[5]





  1. ^ Praudeau, Michel (April 6, 1989). "SUR LE TOURNAGE DE "BANDINI" L'enfance de John Fante". Le Monde. France. Retrieved August 26, 2009.: "Le petit Michael Bucellato qui a choisi le pseudo de Michael Bacall..."
  2. ^ "California Birth Index, 1905-1995". familytreelegends.com.
  3. ^ Ross, Matthew (June 21, 2007). "10 Screenwriters to Watch: Michael Bacall". Variety. Retrieved June 25, 2007.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (June 4, 2007). "New Line moves forward on 'Kong'". Variety. Retrieved June 25, 2007.
  5. ^ "Michael Bacall – 10 Screenwriters to Watch". Matthew Ross. June 21, 2007. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  6. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (February 19, 2021). "Edgar Wright To Direct Stephen King's 'The Running Man' At Paramount Pictures; Simon Kinberg's Genre Films Producing". Deadline. Retrieved March 20, 2022.

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