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Creator / Chris Terrio

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Chris Terrio (born December 31, 1976 in New York City) is an American screenwriter, director, producer and playwright.

Once an assistant to James Ivory, he won a number of nominations and awards for the screenplay of Ben Affleck's Argo, including the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, the Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, a BAFTA and the 2013 Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

He is also known for his collaboration with Zack Snyder on two DC Extended Universe films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.


  • Book of Kings (2002 short, wrote and directed)
  • Heights (2005, wrote and directed) — feature film debut
  • Damages (2010, directed the season 3 episode "I Look Like Frankenstein")
  • Argo (2012, wrote)
  • DC Extended Universe:
    • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016, co-wrote with David S. Goyer) note 
    • Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021, wrote) note 
  • Star Wars - Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019, co-wrote with J. J. Abrams) note 
  • John Speed (2022 stage play)

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