Erin Cressida Wilson
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Erin Cressida Wilson
|Born||February 12, 1964|
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Playwright, screenwriter, author|
|Spouse||J. C. MacKenzie|
Wilson is known for the 2002 film Secretary, which she adapted from a Mary Gaitskill short story. It won her the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and holds a rating of 75% on Rotten Tomatoes. She also wrote the screenplays for the 2006 film Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman; for the 2009 erotic thriller Chloe, directed by Atom Egoyan (remake of the 2003 French film Nathalie...); for the 2014 drama Men, Women & Children, co-written with its director Jason Reitman (from the novel by Chad Kultgen); and the 2016 mystery thriller The Girl on the Train, from the Paula Hawkins novel of the same name and it is her highest-grossing film to date.
Wilson attended San Francisco University High School and studied Theatre at Smith College, a women's college in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Filmography as screenwriter
- Secretary (2002)
- Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
- Chloe (2009)
- Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
- Men, Women & Children (2014)
- The Girl on the Train (2016)
- Snow White (2024)
- Eileen (TBA)
- Cheshire Crossing (TBA)
- Maestra (TBA)
- Indecent Proposal (TBA)
- Untitled Madonna biopic (TBA) (scrapped) 
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- "Chloe". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "Men, Women & Children". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "The Girl on the Train". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "The Art of Adaptation". Duke Magazine.
- "New Humanities Faculty 2003". Brown University Administration.
- "Script to Screen: Secretary". Carsey-Wolf Center UCSB.
- "The Girl on the Train Screenwriter is Adapting Eileen, Because Hollywood Can't Resist a Book with Twists".
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (July 30, 2018). "Paramount Players Plots Remake Of 'Indecent Proposal;' Erin Cressida Wilson Writing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
- Grobar, Matt (24 January 2023). "Madonna Biopic At Universal Not Moving Forward". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
- Donnelly, Matt (24 January 2023). "Madonna Biopic Starring Julia Garner Scrapped as Singer Embarks on World Tour (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 24 January 2023.