Wesley Strick (born February 11, 1954 in New York, New York) is an American screenwriter. Events 660 BC - Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous He specializes in thrillers. The thriller is a broad Genre of Literature, Film, Gaming and Television. He has written such films as the comic-horror hit Arachnophobia, the Martin Scorsese remake of Cape Fear and the videogame adaptation Doom. Arachnophobia is a 1990 American horror - Comedy film directed by Frank Marshall and starring Jeff Daniels and Cape Fear is a 1991 thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. Doom is a 2005 Science fiction Horror film adaptation of the popular Doom series of Video games created by
Strick is a graduate of U. C. Berkeley, where he studied creative writing with the poet Thom Gunn. Prior to his Hollywood career, he worked as a rock journalist in New York City, contributing features and reviews to Circus, Creem and Rolling Stone. A circus is most commonly a traveling company of performers that may include acrobats, Clowns trained animals trapeze acts Hoopers, tightrope walkers Creem (whose trademark is capitalized CREEM) "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine" was a monthly Rock 'n' roll Publication started Rolling Stone is a United States -based Magazine devoted to Music, Politics, and Popular culture that is published
He was one of many writers to contribute to the famously unproduced Superman Lives. The Superman Film series consists of five Superhero films based on the DC Comics character of the same name As a "script doctor" he has done production polishes on such films as Batman Returns, Face/Off and Mission: Impossible II. Batman Returns is a 1992 Superhero film directed by Tim Burton. Face/Off is a 1997 Action film directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. Mission Impossible II, or MI-2 as it is also known is a 2000 film directed by John Woo and starring Tom Cruise,
Strick's screenplay for True Believer was nominated for a 1990 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Motion Picture. The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. Strick won a 1994 Saturn Award (with co-writer Jim Harrison) for his screenplay for the Mike Nichols film Wolf. The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in Science fiction, Fantasy The grey wolf or gray wolf ( Canis lupus) also known as the timber wolf or simply wolf, is a Mammal of the order Carnivora
His first novel, Out There in the Dark, was published in February 2006.