Mark Bomback is the creator, executive producer and writer of the Apple TV+ limited series Defending Jacob. His screenwriting credits include The Art of Racing in the Rain, War for the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Insurgent, The Wolverine, Total Recall, Unstoppable, Live Free or Die Hard, Deception, Race to Witch Mountain, and Godsend. Bomback served as an executive producer on War for the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, as well as the forthcoming The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. In addition, he has advised at the Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Story Lab, and has taught screenwriting at his alma mater, Wesleyan University. He lives in New York with his wife and four children.
Feb. 19, 2021
Here’s an unexpected perk Mark Bomback got for writing The Art of Racing in the Rain : he got to make people cry. The prolific screenwriter is more accustomed to writing big action movies, where trains blow up and buildings …