Nic Pizzolatto

Screenwriter, Author

1975 –

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Who is Nic Pizzolatto?

Nic Pizzolatto is an American novelist, screenwriter, and producer.

The author of two books, he taught fiction and literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Chicago, and DePauw University before leaving academia in 2010.

His first novel, Galveston, was published by Scribner's in June, 2010. It was translated and published in France by Editions Belfond, Hong Kong, Germany, and in Italy by Mondadori, as part of their Strade Blu line.

In 2012 he created an original television series called True Detective, which was sold to HBO and completed shooting in June, 2013, with Pizzolatto as executive producer, sole writer and showrunner. Among other film projects, he's written a remake of The Magnificent Seven for MGM and star Tom Cruise.

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Born
1975
New Orleans
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  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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