Derek Kolstad

Derek Kolstad

  • Birthday: 1974-04-04
  • Place of birth: Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Biography

Derek Kolstad is a writer best known for the John Wick film series. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Kolstad attended Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart and later studied business administration at Taylor University in Indiana. He moved to California at age 24 to pursue screenwriting. He says he started writing films when he was a teenager, but he struggled for success in Hollywood at first. The first script he sold was called Acolyte, which was purchased by Voltage Pictures in June 2012. After that, he got some writing and re-writing work, including work on One in the Chamber, starring Dolph Lundgren and Cuba Gooding Jr. He then wrote another Dolph Lundgren film titled The Package.

Filmography

Production

One in the Chamber

2012

As Writer

The Package

2012

As Writer

John Wick: Chapter 2

2017

As Writer

John Wick: Chapter 4

2023

As Characters

Booker

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As Writer

Booker

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As Producer

Nobody

2021

As Screenplay

Nobody

2021

As Executive Producer

Hunting Season

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As Writer

The Man from Nowhere

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As Screenplay

Time Agent

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As Screenplay

Acolyte

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As Screenplay

Hellsing

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As Writer

Hellsing

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As Producer

The Princess

2022

As Producer

John Wick

2014

As Writer

Just Watch Me

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As Writer

Streets of Rage

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As Writer

Streets of Rage

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As Producer

Die Hart

2023

As Writer

John Wick: Chapter 2

2017

As Characters

Sifu

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As Writer

Stray

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As Screenplay

Stray

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As Producer

Nobody 2

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As Writer

Normal

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As Writer

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As Producer

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