Matthew Michael Carnahan biography

Matthew Michael Carnahan

Screenwriter, Film writer


Who is Matthew Michael Carnahan?

Matthew Michael Carnahan is an American screenwriter who wrote the feature film The Kingdom, and the film adaptation of the hit BBC television drama serial State of Play. Carnahan also wrote the screenplay for Lions for Lambs for United Artists. He is also the brother of Joe Carnahan, who wrote and directed Narc, Smokin' Aces and The A-Team.

Critical reaction to Carnahan's work has been mixed. Based on 17 reviews, The Kingdom averaged a 55 on Metacritic. Rotten Tomatoes lists the film with 53% of critics giving the film positive reviews, based on 120 reviews. Lions for Lambs received generally negative to mixed reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, 27% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 133 reviews. On Metacritic, the film had an average score of 47 out of 100, based on 33 reviews.

In May 2008, he sold an as-yet untitled film script known simply as "Untitled Matt Carnahan Crime Project" to Mandate Pictures.

He worked on the screenplay for the 2013 zombie movie World War Z.

He is currently writing the screenplay for the film adaptation of Nemesis with his brother Joe Carnahan.

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Also known as
  • Matthew Carnahan
  • Matt Carnahan
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Delaware

on July 23, 2013


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