Joseph Hill Joss Whedon was born on 23 June 1964 in New York City in New York, USA. He is the son of Tom Whedon, who is a television screenwriter, and Lee Stearns, who is a history teacher by profession. He has four brothers Jed Whedon, Zack Whedon, Samuel Whedon, and Matthew Whedon. Jed and Zack are also screenwriters..

Joseph got married to Kai Cole in 1991. She is a film producer. They are the parents of Squire Cole and Arden Cole.

Whedon did his schooling from the Riverdale Country School, New York. He did his high school from the Winchester College, which is a boarding school in England. Joss pursued his further studies from the Wesleyan University, Middletown Connecticut and graduated in 1987. He was the student of a well-known historian and a cultural critic, Richard Slotkin.

Joss started working as a screenwriter in the year 1989. He worked as a member of the staff writers of the TV sitcoms ‘Parenthood’ and ‘Roseanne’. He is also the writer of the films ‘Waterworld’,’ The Getaway, ‘ Speed’, ‘X-Men’, and ‘Twister’, but unfortunately did not receive any credits for his writings. Other than these movies, he is given the credit for writing and co-writing the movie scripts of ‘Alien: Resurrection’, ‘Toy Story’, ‘Titan A.E.’, and ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’.

His first TV series was ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’. This was a great success and helped him in getting the chance to write his second TV show, ‘ Angel’ in the year 1999.

In the post-2000 period, Joss wrote a show named ‘Firefly’, which was set in the year 2517. This futuristic fiction film was about the time when human beings enter a new star system and the adventures they experience. This show just had one season, in which there were fourteen episodes. He also wrote the screenplays of ‘ Serenity’, two episodes of ‘The Office’, full series of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, ‘ Glee’, ‘Sugarshock!’, and ‘Dollhouse’.

Whedon also wrote the screenplay of the 2010 superhit film, ‘ The Avengers’. This movie secured the fourth position on the list of the highest-grossing films in the last five decades in the North American box office.

His movies are known for their strong female characters. The female characters are shown to be powerful and strong rather than weak and fragile.

Joss was nominated for the Academy Award under the category of the Best Original Screenplay for the movie, ‘Toy Story’. He is the recipient of three Eisner Awards for the movies ‘Astonishing X-Men’, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer season Eight’ and ‘Sugarshock!’. He has won the Bradbury Award 2009 under the category of the Outstanding Dramatic Presentation. He was also nominated twice for the Saturn Award for the movies ‘ The Cabin in the Woods’ and ‘The Avengers’ (won).

Josh Boone English Actor

Josh Boone

Josh Boone is an American film director and screenwriter. He was born on 5th of April 1979 in Virginia Beach in Virginia, US. Presently, he is of 37 years. He is a resident of California, US. Josh had one child. Coming to his career, he started his directing career with the screenplay, Stuck in Love. He wrote the story and directed it. It released on 2012 in the month of September at the International Film Festival in Toronto. Stuck in Love is a romantic cum comedy release. Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Greg Kinnear, Logan Lerman, and Nat Wolff are the actors. It focused on the story of a relationship that is very complicated. One is Kinnear, a successful novelist; other is Connelly, Kinnear’s ex-wife, Collins, their daughter, and a teen son named Wolff. It released on 5th of July in the United States. It had its shooting at North Carolina in Wilmington. Prior to its release, it had titled as Writers. It premiered with different names across countries like New Zealand and Australia. It had named as A Place for me in those countries. It grossed up to nine lakhs dollars. The music had given by Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott. In the next year, Boone directed another romantic cum comedy entitled as The Fault in Our Stars. It garnered positive reviews from critics. Ansell Elgort, Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff, Sam Trammell, and Laura Dern are the stars. Shailene has portrayed herself as a cancer patient. She had forced by her family members to join a group. Then, she fell in love with another cancer patient, Augustus Waters. It released on sixth of June 2014 in the United States of America. It collected positive responses from the critics for the story and Woodley’s act. It had a super hit starting at the box office after its release. On Rotten Tomatoes, it scored 80% rating. Boone’s movies had won many awards. Some of the titles were Best Romance, Best Film, Choice Breakout Star, Best Kiss, Best Female Performance and much more. In 2013, he started working on Lisey Story. In 2014, it came in the news that he is working with Warner Bros on an adapted version of the novel called The Stand. In 2014, he was about to direct and write The Vampire Lestat’s adapted form. In 2015, he signed a deal to direct the movie, The New Mutants with Fox. He had his other project of Pretenders. Imogen Poots, Anton Yelchin, and Michael B. Jordan are the stars.

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Julien Rappeneau

Julien Rappeneau is a French writer who writes screenplays for French movies. He comes from a movie background as his father is a renowned director,Jean-Paul Rappeneau. He is also the nephew of Elisabeth Rappeneau, the television director and the brother of the popular music composer Martin Rappeneau. Apart from being a scriptwriter, he is also a director. He has won the Gijón International Film Festival’s award for his film Rosalie Blum in 2016. He has received notable nominations for the movies’ Bon Voyage’ and ‘36 Quai des Orfèvres’ Julien made his debut as a writer in the year 2003. He wrote the script for his father’s movie Bon Voyage. It was directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneeau (his father). In the same year, he wrote another script for the flick ‘But Who killed Pamela Rose?’, a French movie. In the following year, he came up with the writing for the film ‘36 Quai des Orfèvres’, also known as 36th Precinct or as Department 36, for which he received multiple nominations. In the year 2006, he came up with the script for the movie ‘A Space Ticket’ for the director Eric Lartigau. The Jungle’s script was written by Julien for Matthieu Delaporte in the same year. In 2007, he came up with two movie scripts ‘Pars Quickly’ and ‘Come Back’ for Director Regis Warhnier and ‘Faubourg 36’ for Christophe Barratier. Largo Winch, Cloclo, But who retrieved Pamela Rose and Zulu are some other films written by Julien Rappeneau in the years 2012 and 2013. He wrote these scripts for Emilio Siri, Oliver Baroux, Kad Merad and Jerome Hall respectively. In the year 2015, Julien made his directorial debut. He made his first directorial venture Rosalie Blum which was a French comedy. He wrote the movie himself and then took the job of directing it. The movie was produced under the banner of ‘The Film and CG Cinéma’. Julien was also involved in its production. It starred Noemie Lvovsky, Alice Isaaz and Kyan Khojandi. On 11th of November 2015, the film as officially selected for two awards at the Sarlat Film Festival. It is based on a novel under the same name. It is a thriller which unfolds into various levels of physiological barriers. The film received a good critical response and was finally released in March 2016. It was very well appreciated by the fans as well.

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Julien Rappeneau English Actor