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Award-winning screenwriter and author, best known as the co-writer of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

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GARY WHITTA is an award-winning screenwriter and author, best known as the co-writer of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. He also wrote the post-apocalyptic thriller THE BOOK OF ELI starring Denzel Washington, co-wrote the Will Smith sci-fi adventure AFTER EARTH, and served as writer and story consultant on Telltale Games’ adaptation of THE WALKING DEAD, for which he was the co-recipient of a BAFTA award for Best Story. In addition to co-writing ROGUE ONE, Gary has written multiple episodes of Disney XD’s animated series STAR WARS REBELS. Most recently he wrote the feature film adaptation of the Eisner award-winning comic-book series MOUSE GUARD for 20th Century Fox. His first novel, ABOMINATION, was published last year to critical acclaim. Born and raised in London, England, Gary lives with his wife and daughter in San Francisco.