Craig Weeden is PaperFilms co-founder Jimmy Palmiotti’s screenwriting partner. Their adaptation of the graphic novel BACK TO BROOKLYN, which Jimmy created/wrote with PREACHER’s Garth Ennis, is currently in development with Lotus Entertainment. Craig and Jimmy have five scripts on TRIO Entertainment’s slate, as well as numerous original screenplays with various producers.
On the solo front, Brantlinger Entertainment recently optioned two of Craig’s hour-long TV shows. An Option/Purchase Agreement for his crime thriller DIAMOND PAYBACK is in negotiation with Emmett Furla Oasis Films. Craig’s dramedy DEAD EXECUTIVES CLUB is being shopped.
Craig earned an MA English and MFA Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas (Woo. Pig. Sooie!) His work has been published in over 100 literary and general magazines, including The Southern Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, Poetry NOW and Tennis. He’s listed in A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, the International Who’s Who in Poetry and at Poets & Writers. Mia’s Gift: A Muzzles the Manatee Story, a middle-grade novel Craig wrote with his wife, Victoria, won multiple awards. A collection of his poems, Yachting in Arkansas, is available from Amazon.