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Scott Derrickson born 18 March 1977. He is an American director, screenwriter and producer. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Derrickson co-wrote and directed the film The Exorcism of Emily Rose which was loosely based on a true story about Anneliese Michel. The film won the 2005 Saturn Award for Best Horror or Thriller Film and in 2006 was named in the Chicago Film Critics Association’s list of the “Top 100 Scariest Films Ever Made.” Theatrical box office gross for The Exorcism of Emily Rose was over $144 million worldwide. That same year, Derrickson wrote Land of Plenty for director Wim Wenders, an independent drama starring Michelle Williams. Derrickson next directed The Day the Earth Stood Still starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, written by David Scarpa. The film was released in late 2008 and earned over $233 million worldwide.
In 2010, Derrickson wrote and directed both an adaptation the Danish thriller The Substitute, produced by Sam Raimi, and the Lakeshore Entertainment supernatural suspense thriller The Living.
In August 2011, Derrickson teamed up with producer Jason Blum to write and direct Sinister, a mystery-horror film starring Ethan Hawke. The $3 million picture was released in theaters by Summit Entertainment on October 12, 2012 and received generally positive critical reviews. Sinister earned over $48 million at the U.S. box office and over $78 million worldwide. Derrickson wrote but did not direct Sinister 2.
Derrickson’s script Devil’s Knot was directed by Atom Egoyan. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival. It was released in 2014. Derrickson directed his own script, Deliver Us from Evil, for producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Sony Screen Gems. Eric Bana played the lead role, and the film was released wide in theaters on July 2, 2014.
In 2014, Derrickson wrote a film version of The Outer Limits with Cargill. Other upcoming Derrickson projects include an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Breathing Method with Jason Blum producing, and an adaptation of the popular video game Deus Ex: Human Revolution for CBS Films.
In 2015, Derrickson began directing a theatrical feature film based on Marvel Comics’ Doctor Strange property as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was released in November 2016.