Alan B. McElroy

Alan McElroy
Alan B. McElroy is an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film, television, comic books, and video games.wikipedia
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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He is best known for his collaborations with Todd McFarlane on the Spawn franchise, and for penning horror films such as Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Wrong Turn. McElroy's screenwriting debut was Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the fourth entry in the long-running horror franchise.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (also known simply as Halloween 4 and Halloween IV: The Return of Michael Myers) is a 1988 American slasher film directed by Dwight H. Little, written by Alan B. McElroy, and starring Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, and Danielle Harris.

Halloween (franchise)

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McElroy's screenwriting debut was Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the fourth entry in the long-running horror franchise.

The Marine

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McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three).
The Marine is a 2006 American action comedy film starring John Cena, Robert Patrick, Kelly Carlson, and Anthony Ray Parker, written by Michelle Gallagher and Alan B. McElroy, and directed by John Bonito.

Three (2006 film)

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McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three). McElroy is a Christian, and two of his films (Three, Left Behind: The Movie) are adaptations of religious source material.
Directed by Robby Henson and written by Alan B. McElroy, it stars Marc Blucas, Justine Waddell, Max Ryan, and Bill Moseley.

Left Behind: The Movie

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McElroy is a Christian, and two of his films (Three, Left Behind: The Movie) are adaptations of religious source material.
The film was based on the best-selling Christian eschatological end-times novel of the same name written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, adapted for the screen by Alan B. McElroy.

Spawn (1997 film)

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He is also a long-time collaborator of Todd McFarlane and has frequently worked to different capacities on the Spawn franchise, having written the Curse of the Spawn comic series, the 1997 motion picture, and was the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed animated adaptation. His 2003 film Wrong Turn spawned a franchise, with an additional 5 films being produced, albeit without McElroy's involvement.
The script would be written by Alan B. McElroy, who, along with writing the Spawn comic book, also wrote many episodes of the Todd McFarlane's Spawn animated series.

Wheels of Terror

McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three).

Ground Zero: Texas

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By the time development started, the script had been re-written by Alan B. McElroy, Edward Neumeier and Joshua Stallings.

Resident Evil (film)

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German production company Constantin Film bought the film rights for Resident Evil in January 1997, and they hired screenwriter Alan B. McElroy to write the script.

Tekken (2009 film)

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McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three).

The Perfect Guy (2015 film)

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The Perfect Guy is a 2015 American romantic thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal, produced by Tommy Oliver and written by Alan B. McElroy and Tyger Williams and stars Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Holt McCallany and Morris Chestnut.

Todd McFarlane's Spawn

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He is also a long-time collaborator of Todd McFarlane and has frequently worked to different capacities on the Spawn franchise, having written the Curse of the Spawn comic series, the 1997 motion picture, and was the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed animated adaptation. His 2003 film Wrong Turn spawned a franchise, with an additional 5 films being produced, albeit without McElroy's involvement.

Fractured (2019 film)

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Fractured is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Brad Anderson from a screenplay by Alan B. McElroy.

Wrong Turn

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He is best known for his collaborations with Todd McFarlane on the Spawn franchise, and for penning horror films such as Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Wrong Turn. McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three). He is also a long-time collaborator of Todd McFarlane and has frequently worked to different capacities on the Spawn franchise, having written the Curse of the Spawn comic series, the 1997 motion picture, and was the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed animated adaptation. His 2003 film Wrong Turn spawned a franchise, with an additional 5 films being produced, albeit without McElroy's involvement.
Wrong Turn is a 2003 slasher film directed by Rob Schmidt and written by Alan B. McElroy.

Screenwriter

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Alan B. McElroy is an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film, television, comic books, and video games.

Film producer

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Alan B. McElroy is an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film, television, comic books, and video games.

Film director

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Alan B. McElroy is an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film, television, comic books, and video games.

Todd McFarlane

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He is best known for his collaborations with Todd McFarlane on the Spawn franchise, and for penning horror films such as Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Wrong Turn. He is also a long-time collaborator of Todd McFarlane and has frequently worked to different capacities on the Spawn franchise, having written the Curse of the Spawn comic series, the 1997 motion picture, and was the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed animated adaptation. His 2003 film Wrong Turn spawned a franchise, with an additional 5 films being produced, albeit without McElroy's involvement.

Spawn (comics)

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He is best known for his collaborations with Todd McFarlane on the Spawn franchise, and for penning horror films such as Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Wrong Turn. He is also a long-time collaborator of Todd McFarlane and has frequently worked to different capacities on the Spawn franchise, having written the Curse of the Spawn comic series, the 1997 motion picture, and was the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed animated adaptation. His 2003 film Wrong Turn spawned a franchise, with an additional 5 films being produced, albeit without McElroy's involvement.

Writers Guild of America

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Due to an impending strike by the Writers Guild of America (of which McElroy is a member), McElroy was forced to develop a concept, pitch the story, and send in the final draft in under eleven days.

Action film

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McElroy has mostly written action (Rapid Fire, The Marine, Tekken) and horror films (Wrong Turn, Wheels of Terror, Three).