Peter Craig
American novelist, screenwriter
Peter Craig
Peter Craig is an American novelist and screenwriter known for his darkly comic novels of imploding father-child relationships.
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Pop star Ed Sheeran makes Maltby girl’s dying wish come true
Guardian - almost 5 years
THE parents of a brave Maltby youngster have spoken of their gratittude after pop star Ed Sheeran made her dying wishes come true. Abigail Fleming passed away from cancer on 3rd April but not before Sheeran had performed for the youngster at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The pop star made a secret visit to the hospice to see Abigail after seeing her story in the Dinnington Guardian and receiving a video message from the 14-year-old. Abigail’s parents Richard and Maria this week spoke of their ‘fantastic, loving and kind angel’ who put everyone else before herself. “She was so caring and always put everyone else before herself,” said Richard. “I told her I would swap places with her and she said no, that would mean Aiden wouldn’t have a dad.” “She made an impression on everyone.” Abigail wrote a wish list which included meeting and seeing Ed Sheeran perform and having a 16th birthday party, despite being 14, when she was told that her cancer was terminal. “He didn’t just mak ...
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Tom Cruise Feels The Need For ‘Top Gun’ Sequel
Starz Life - almost 5 years
It looks like a sequel to 1986′s ‘Top Gun’ has been given the go ahead for take off.   One of the head honchos at Paramount studios is claiming that Tom Cruise is on board. Cruise saw his career take off thanks to his role as the cocky fighter pilot in the film, , and now movie executive Adam Goodman has confirmed the star is set hit the unfriendly skies again. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter about a fifth “Mission: Impossible” film, Goodman revealed, “We’ll likely make a Top Gun sequel with Tom Cruise first. Jerry Bruckheimer would produce, with Tony Scott returning to direct.” Goodman adds, “All parties are moving ahead. We’ve hired Peter Craig to write the script.”   Tom Cruise Feels The Need For ‘Top Gun’ Sequel is a post from Celebs Blog Related posts: Box Office Impossible 4 is a Go Tom Cruise Hits Twenty Year Low! Time to Hang it Up? Eddie Murphy To Star In “Twins” Sequel “Triplets?” Angelina Jolie In Talks For A ‘Salt’ Sequel Jayden Sm ...
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Paramount’s Adam Goodman Says TOP GUN 2 Likely Before MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5; Reveals Saoirse Ronan and Jennifer Connelly Have Joined PG-13 NOAH
Collider - almost 5 years
Word of a sequel to Tony Scott’s Top Gun started bubbling up a few years ago.  At the time, most believed Tom Cruise would only be returning for a small role and that the film would center on a new young group of pilots.  Movement on the sequel began to pick up in the ensuing months, and as recently as February we learned that Peter Craig (The Town) was working on a script for the sequel that would feature Cruise in a starring role and would see Scott return as director. Paramount President Adam Goodman recently sat down for an extended conversation with THR and he provided updates on a slew of upcoming projects including Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, World War Z, One Shot, another entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise, and the aforementioned Top Gun sequel.  Hit the jump to see what he had to say. When asked about the status of another entry in the Mission: Impossible series following Brad Bird’s immensely successful Ghost Protocol, Goodman told THR that Top Gun 2 is actually m ...
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A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims - CBS News
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Craig Alderman, 25, New York City, Risk Waters Group conference attendee from Bloomberg LP, World Trade Center. Jacquelyn Delaine Aldridge-Frederick, 46, Staten Island, NY, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., World Trade Center. David D. Alger, 57,
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Repeat: Analysts See Rebound After Canadian Econ Shrinks - ForexLive (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
EuroGBP has potential to drag down further as... peter: Craig..shh.. its China. They are a wee bit worried about all those trillions they have in US treasuries and... HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not
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Local garage sales to raise funds to fight famine in Africa - Quincy Herald Whig
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Craig and Justin Twaddle are part of a local group that has organized nine weekend garage sales to create awareness and raise funds to combat the famine in northeast Africa, the worst such disaster of its kind in 60 years
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Calderdale show Chase the door - Halifax Evening Courier
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Craig won 21-19 but Paul Gill and Mark Barnett suffered narrow defeats. News from The Rag was that the teams had also had two winners each, but Calderdale were now 10 in front overall and leading 9-7 on individual wins
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'Emergency Call Out' To New York Games - 4ni.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Chief Fire Officer and Vice Chair of WPFG Ltd Peter Craig, said: "On behalf of 2013 WPFG Ltd I wish the Team every success during the 2011 Games in New York. I am hopeful that the Team will increase their medal tally of 64, which was won in Vancouver
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Famous grandmothers - Beaumont Enterprise
Google News - over 5 years
Photo: STF, Chris Pizzello / BE Sally Field has three sons, novelist Peter Craig, actor/director Eli Craig and Samuel Greisman. She has three grandchildren. Photo: FRE, Katy Winn / BE Marian Robinson, mother of first lady Michelle Obama and Craig
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Bowls: Huddersfield help Yorkshire into County Championship final - Huddersfield Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
... Jack Dyson (Netherton Con) 21 Peter Craig 14, Ashley Tattersley (Morton House) 21 Ben Stapleton 6, James Wilcox (Crossgates) 13 Steve Copeland 21, Graham Hickey (Lower Hopton) 21 Darren Holt 14, Ashley Daykin (NethertonCon) 8 Gary Ellis 21
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Clayton A prove a knockout success as club repeat 2005 title triumph - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Google News - over 5 years
... Dave Fox 21, Darren Griffiths 14; Dave Cooper 21, Ben Phillips 12; Jack Dyson 21, Peter Craig 14; Ashley Tattersley 21, Alan Hodson 6; James Wilcox 13, Steve Copeland 21; Graham Hickey 21, Darren Holt 14; Ashley Daykin 8, Gary Ellis 21
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 5 years
8 P.M. (HBO) THE TOWN (2010) Ben Affleck, above with Blake Lively, crops his hair and drops his R's in this crime drama, which he directed, wrote (with Peter Craig and Aaron Stockard) and stars in. He plays Doug MacRay, a bank robber from the Charlestown section of Boston who wants nothing more than to get out of the game -- if only his best
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Arrest logs, July 26 - Pensacola News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Craig Bennington, 57, 1000 block of Plata Canada Drive, Cantonment, cruelty toward a child. John Patrick Holloman, 27, 600 block of North 72nd Avenue, aggravated assault, contempt of court. Nicholas Rodney Jackson, 19, 6000 block of Windwood
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Decision on memorial 'matter for fire service' - Belfast Newsletter
Google News - over 5 years
“I know that the chief fire officer (Peter Craig) has been working with local firefighters to find a locally-agreed solution to this very sensitive issue, and I want to encourage this work,” he said. “I urge all those involved in the consideration of
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Money matters delay murder case - Truro Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Crown attorney Peter Craig accepted the defence's request. "There's a lot of uncontrolled variables," Craig told Tufts. "I'm prepared to give my friend a chance to get things moving, and meet again in three months." A reluctant Tufts agreed to revisit
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Craig
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 45
    He adapted his own novel "Blood Father" to be released in 2015.
    More Details Hide Details Craig has also been hired to write the screenplay for the upcoming Bad Boys III for Sony Pictures. Craig attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa and studied with authors Tobias Wolff and Marilynne Robinson.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 38
    Craig grew up in Southern California and Oregon. He is the son of actress Sally Field and Steve Craig. He was remarried in 2008 to Jennifer DeFrancisco, and has two daughters from his previous marriage to poet Amy Scattergood.
    More Details Hide Details He has one full brother, two half-brothers and one half-sister. His brothers, John & Eli Craig, are a musician and filmmaker respectively.
  • 2005
    Age 35
    His most recent novel, Blood Father, published by Hyperion in 2005, tells of aging biker John Link and his reckless teenage daughter, caught up in a drug bust gone wrong.
    More Details Hide Details As a screenwriter, Craig co-wrote the Warner Bros. picture The Town (based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan) with Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard. He adapted the screenplays for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" with Danny Strong.
  • 2004
    Age 34
    His second novel, Hot Plastic, published by Hyperion in 2004, portrays the complex relationship between credit card con artist Jerry Swift and his genius son, both of whom are attracted to the same woman.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Age 28
    Craig's first novel, The Martini Shot, published by William Morrow in 1998, chronicles has-been action film star Charlie West's troubled relationship with his two children and won a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Born on November 10, 1969.
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