Eric Andrew Heisserer (born 1970) is an American screenwriter and comic book writer. His screenplay for the film Arrival earned him a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the 89th Academy Awards in 2016.He also wrote the horror films A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 remake), Final Destination 5, The Thing (2011 prequel film), Lights Out and Bird Box, and wrote and directed Hours with Paul Walker.
Heisserer is the son of Margaret L., a senior editor for a publishing company, and Andrew J. Heisserer, a professor of ancient history, of Norman, Oklahoma. Heisserer married television producer/writer Christine Boylan in 2010. His previous marriage ended in divorce.Heisserer identifies as agnostic.
Movies & TV shows
1 TV show
Shadow and Bone
In a world cleaved in two by darkness, a young soldier discovers a power that could unify her country. She is scheming. The gangs, thieves, assassins, and saints are at war and it will take more than ...
A team of scientists resurrected marine Ray Garrison after he and his wife were murdered. He becomes a killing machine because of the enhancement. As he trains with other super-soldiers, Ray can't rem...
Xenolinguistics: Understanding Arrival
A look at the source story, core human themes, the challenges and process of bringing the story to the screen, casting, creating realistic characters within their fields of expertise, alien ship and b...
Final Destination 5
After one man saves a group of coworkers, death is inescapable. In a race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to find a way to escape Death's sinister agenda, even though they were nev...
Kate Lloyd joined an international team that discovered a remarkable discovery when she traveled to an isolated outpost. Their joy quickly turned to fear as they realized that their experiment had fre...
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