Derek Connolly is a famous screenwriter known for many great movies. He is mainly known for his work in sci-fi movies. He was born in in one of the famous islands in the world, Miami in Florida. He graduated from Palmetto High School in Miami and was always keen on acting.

He tried acting and writing during college and was passionate about it. He later studied acting and writing at the NYU Film School. He learned the basics behind making a film. He is a very intense person and loves his work. Derek loves the movie ‘The Tale of Despereaux’ and always tells tales about it to other people. His first TV movie came out in 2005, ‘Gary: Under Crisis’. Later in 2012, he wrote and produced ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’, which was a big hit. The movie was loved by all and Derek received a unique identity. He is an excellent writer and has shown it now and then with his work. Due to his success in Safety Not Guaranteed, he was offered many movies. He also wrote the screenplay for ‘ Jurassic World Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ in 2015. The movie was great and received many positive responses. As the movie was a huge hit, he is offered for writing the sequel to the movie. He has also signed some epic films as ‘ Monster Trucks Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and ‘Intelligent Life’. He is also announced as the writer for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. He is just started to bloom as a screenwriter and has already bagged some great movies under his belt. He has also acted in the movie ‘The 4th. He has also received the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and Independent Spirit Award for his Safety Not Guaranteed film. He has already gained a lot of success in his life and with the work he is doing, he is expected to become even more famous and renowned.

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Doug Ellin

Doug Ellin is an executive producer and creator of the well-known comedy-drama television series 'Entourage'. His birth name was Douglas Reed Doug Ellin, he was born in Brooklyn to the couple June and Marvin Ellin. He attended Tulane University. He was Nominated thrice for an Emmy award. He shifted from his native New York to Los Angeles to start his Hollywood career as a stand-up comedian in the early 90's. He has worked in some venues such as The Comedy Store, The Improv. Ellin stated in an interview that his parents really didn't appreciate his job as a stand-up comedian. It was that time Ellin took a position in the Mailroom of New Line Cinema. After watching his stand-up routine Mike DeLuca, the Vice President of the New Line funded for Ellin's first short film 'The Pitch' starring David Schwimmer. It was because of this short film Doug got accepted as a director in The American Film Institute, which he attended from 1991-1992. After that in the year 1996, he wrote 'Phat Beach' which was a low-budget independent film and Ellin described it as one of the worst movies he has ever made! In the year 2004, Ellin's friends Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson approached him with the concept of 'Entourage' which deals with friendship and real life situations from the modern age of Hollywood. The series received positive reviews and was nominated for 14 Golden Globe Awards and 26 Primetime Emmy Awards. He is married to Mellissa Dana Hecht and they have two children together. But they got divorced in the year 2009. Then he started dating interior designer Maddie Diehl and got engaged in December 2014. However, they broke up recently in March 2016.

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