Jon Croker

Film Industry Role: Scriptwriter

Nationality: British

Major works: "The Woman in Black 2" (2014) and "Paddington 2" (2017)

 

Jon Croker started his career as an assistant on "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire".

At the time, he also worked with directors such as Alfonso Cuarón and Mike Newell.

Croker is responsible for writing the screenplays for "The Woman in Black: Angel of Death" (2014) and "Desert Dancer" (2014), starring Freida Pinto.

Previously, Croker had worked with the UK Film Council as a script editor on films such as "Deep Blue Sea" (2011), "The Iron Lady" (2011), "The Woman in Black" (2012), "Berberian Sound Studio" (2012), and "Fast Girls" (2012).

More recent projects include writing screenplays for both a remake of “The Prey” for Dreamworks, and and adaptation of Enid Blyton’s "The Famous Five", for Working Title. 

 

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