| David Magee|
| Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay|
Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Life of Pi, Finding Neverland, Miss Pettigrew Lives for
Suraj Sharma, Yann Martel, Claudio Miranda, Allan Knee, David Womark
Michigan State University
David Magee (born 1962) is an American screenwriter, who was nominated for a 2004 Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Finding Neverland. Along with Simon Beaufoy he wrote the screenplay for Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day starring Frances McDormand and Amy Adams, which was released in 2008.
His screen adaptation of the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel was directed by Ang Lee, released in 2012, and earned him a Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
He is currently writing the screenplay for the Disney musical Mary Poppins Returns, directed by Rob Marshall, with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. The film will star Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda and is scheduled for release December 2018.
Magee is also the screenwriter for the next Chronicles Of Narnia film: The Silver Chair, which is being produced by the Mark Gordon Company and released by TriStar films.
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