Brock Norman Brock

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Biography

Brock Norman Brock is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright. His original screenplay Bronson, starring Tom Hardy and directed by Nicholas Winding-Refn, premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2009 and was in competition at the Sundance and Sydney Film Festivals, where it won Best Film in 2009. Brock’s four part-adaptation of Jake Chapman’s The Marriage of Reason and Squalor aired on Sky Arts in June 2015 and his adaptation of cult novel Yardie for Warp and StudioCanal, Idris Elba’s feature-film directorial debut, is shooting summer 2017. His script ofMustang for director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre will shoot later this year for Legende and Focus Features, and his adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s Haunted for Koen Mortier and Czar Films will shoot early next year.

Also for Focus Features and Raw Film & TV, Brock is adapting Misha Glenny’s Nemesis for Matt Heinemann to direct, and he is developing a feature script for director Elliot Lester with producers Marc Goldberg and Alison Owen. His original script Bear Grylls and the Lost Patrol is in development with Shine.

Brock is currently developing several television projects including The London Coup with Dreamscape Entertainment. For Seven Stories, he is adapting Alan Garner’s The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, Derek Raymond’s iconic Factory novels, as well as developing his original idea, Ancient Athens Confidential.

He previously worked for the UK Film Council and was production executive for a number of films including Gosford Park, The Constant Gardener, Ladies in Lavender, The Proposition, Valiant, Vera Drake and Young Adam

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TV

Writer

 
Seven Stories
In development
 
 

Adaptation of the novels by Derek Raymond

Seven Stories
In development
 
 

Adaptation of the novel by Alan Garner

Seven Stories
In development
 
Producer Colin Vaines
Director Jake Chapman
Starring
  • Rhys Ifans
  • Sophie Kennedy Clark
  • Noma Dumezweni
  • Ronni Ancona
  • Michael Fitzgerald
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    Unsettling fantasy romance

    Sky Arts
     

    Performer

    Film

    Writer

     

    Drama based on the life of Orde Wingate

    Stamen Filmes
    In development
     
    Mustang
    Feature
     

    Drama about a convict who is offered the chance to train wild mustangs as part of a rehabilitation programme

    Legende
    In production
     
     
    Based on the book by Aidan Hartley
    Sigma Films
    In development
     
    Yardie
    Feature
    Director Idris Elba
     

    Adaptation of the book by Victor Headley about a cocaine courier who disappears in Hackney with the drug

    Warp Films
    In production
     
    Don Don
    Feature
    Producer Various
    Director Danny Hansford & Jonathan Teplitzky
     

    The story of two very different men who live on opposite sides of the globe who are both told that they are dying

    Revolver Entertainment
    4DH Films
    In development
     
     

    Adaptation of the book by Matt Haig

    Parallel Films
    In development
     
    Producer Allan Niblo and James Richardson
    Director Simon Ellis
    Starring
  • Kate Heppell
  • Luke Treadaway
  • Richard Riddell
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    Original feature about the perils, pitfalls and wrong turns of romance in the 21st century
    Vertigo Films
     
    Bronson
    Feature
    Producer Various
    Director Nicolas Winding Refn
    Starring
  • Kelly Adams
  • Tom Hardy
  • Matt King
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    Biopic of Charles Bronson
    Magnet Releasing
    Vertigo Films
     
    Producer Ida Weiss
    Director Maja Weiss
    Starring
  • Iva Krajnc
  • Boris Ostan
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    Feature film about a summer canoe trip
    M&L Films
    Belafilm
     
    Producer Philippe Bober
    Director Bruce La Bruce
     
    The Coproduction Office
     

    Writer & Producer

    Performer

    Book

    Writer