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Max Borenstein

Film writer

Godzilla: Awakening

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Movies and TV shows
Godzilla, Minority Report, Seventh Son, In Her Place

David Callaham, Gareth Edwards, Jordan Vogt‑Roberts, Thomas Tull, John Gatins


Godzilla interview with Director Gareth Edwards & Writer Max Borenstein

Max Borenstein is an American film writer and director.


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Life and career

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Borenstein wrote, edited, and directed the 2003 film Swordswallowers and Thin Men while a senior at Yale University. The film starred Peter Cellini, Zoe Kazan, Fran Kranz and Graham Norris, and featured Army Wives star Sally Pressman and Midnight's Children lead Satya Bhabha. The film won Best Feature and Best Screenplay at the New York Independent Film Festival and was named Best First Feature 2003 by Los Angeles Times critic Kevin Thomas.

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Borenstein's 2008 screenplay What Is Life Worth?, based on Kenneth Feinberg's memoir of the same name, was honored with inclusion on the The Black List, an annual list compiled by Hollywood executives of their favorite unproduced screenplays. His 2009 screenplay Jimi, commissioned by Legendary Pictures and based on the life of guitarist Jimi Hendrix, was also included on The Black List. Borenstein has written additional projects for Legendary, including Godzilla (2014) and Kong: Skull Island (2017).

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He will write the sequel to Godzilla, Paladin for Walt Disney Pictures, and Mona for New Regency.

On May 4, 2017, HBO announced that Borenstein is one of four writers working on a potential pilot for a Game of Thrones spin-off. In addition to Borenstein, Carly Wray, Jane Goldman, and Brian Helgeland are also working on potential pilots. Borenstein has been working and communicating with George R. R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the series of novels upon which the original series is based. Current Game of Thrones showrunners D. B. Weiss and David Benioff would also be executive producers for whichever project is picked up by HBO.


  • Godzilla (2014)
  • Kong: Skull Island (2017)
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
  • Paladin (TBA)
  • Mona (TBA)
  • Television

  • Minority Report (2015)
  • References

    Max Borenstein Wikipedia