Philip Eisner is an American screenwriter best known for writing the screenplay for the 1997 science fiction/horror film Event Horizon, which was produced by Paramount and helmed by director Paul W. S. Anderson.
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In addition to writing the film Event Horizon (1997), Eisner also wrote Firestarter: Rekindled for Sci Fi (now known as Syfy) which was produced in 2002. In early 2005, Scott Rudin Productions acquired Eisner's supernatural thriller spec script Furious Angels.
Eisner also wrote the screenplay for The Mutant Chronicles, which was released in 2009 and stars Thomas Jane and John Malkovich. The film tells the tale of 28th century soldiers battling so-called "NecroMutants."
Eisner was the lead screenwriter for Sweet Girl released in 2021. The film is about a devastated husband who vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter. The film stars Jason Momoa.
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He also teaches several screenwriting courses at the UCLA extension.
- UCLA Extension Instructor Bio, Philip Eisner, https://www.uclaextension.edu/pages/InstructorBio.aspx?instid=24952
- Movieweb, Paramount-based Scott Rudin Prods. acquires ‘Furious Angels’, http://movieweb.com/paramount-based-scott-rudin-prods-acquires-furious-angels/
- Magnolia Pictures, The Mutant Chronicles, http://www.magpictures.com/profile.aspx?id=9deeaa2a-8ba5-489a-aabb-f8713f9a1eef
- Newsarama.com "Event Horizon" Screenwriter Kickstarts Comics W/ Bad Guys Retrieved on 2012-06-06.
- Kickstart Comics - The Philip Eisner Interview Retrieved on 2012-06-06.
- UCLA extension