Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright

  • Birthday: 1974-04-18
  • Place of birth: Poole, Dorset, England, UK
  • Also know as: Эдгар Райт

Biography

Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English filmmaker. He is known for his fast-paced and kinetic, satirical genre films, which feature extensive utilisation of expressive popular music, Steadicam tracking shots, dolly zooms and a signature editing style that includes transitions, whip pans and wipes. He began making independent short films before making his first feature film A Fistful of Fingers in 1995. Wright created and directed the comedy series Asylum in 1996, written with David Walliams. After directing several other television shows, Wright directed the sitcom Spaced (1999–2001), which aired for two seasons and starred frequent collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. In 2004, Wright directed the zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead, starring Pegg and Frost, the first film in Wright's Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy. The film was co-written with Pegg — as were the next two entries in the trilogy, the buddy cop film Hot Fuzz (2007) and the science fiction comedy The World's End (2013). In 2010, Wright co-wrote and directed the action comedy film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, an adaptation of the graphic novel series. Along with Joe Cornish and Steven Moffat, he adapted The Adventures of Tintin (2011) for Steven Spielberg. Wright and Cornish co-wrote the screenplay for the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ant-Man in 2015, which Wright intended to direct but abandoned, citing creative differences.[2] He has also directed the action film Baby Driver (2017), and recently the documentary The Sparks Brothers (2021), as well as the psychological horror film Last Night in Soho (2021).

Filmography

The Fuzzball Rally

2007

As Himself

I Am Alfred Hitchcock

2021

As Himself

Spaced: Skip to the End

2004

As Himself

Calcium

2001

As

Out of Print

2014

As Himself

Suck My Geek!

2007

As himself

Friedkin Uncut

2018

As Himself

A Fistful of Fingers

1995

As Cheesy Voiceover Artist / Two Bit Farmer Cameo

Dead Right

1993

As The Director (uncredited)

Son of Rambow

2007

As Metal Work Teacher

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2005

As Deep Thought Technician

Sing 2

2021

As Additional Voices (voice)

Sing

2016

As Additional Voices (voice)

Tour de Pharmacy

2017

As Commentator

Land of the Dead

2005

As Photo Booth Zombie

Hot Fuzz

2007

As Shelf Stacker / Voice of Dave (uncredited)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

2017

As Resistance Trooper (uncredited)

The World's End

2013

As Construction Worker (voice) (uncredited)

Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe

2014

As Self (uncredited)

Shaun of the Dead

2004

As Rabid Monkeys Newsreader / Prat-falling Zombie / Italian Restaurant Voice (uncredited)

The Sparks Brothers

2021

As Self

Lennon or McCartney

2014

As Self

Production

Shaun of the Dead

2004

As Director

Hot Fuzz

2007

As Director

A Fistful of Fingers

1995

As Director

The World's End

2013

As Director

Dead Right

1993

As Director

Don't

2007

As Director

Baby Driver

2017

As Director

Help!

1992

As Director

Forced Hilarity

2001

As Director

Last Night in Soho

2021

As Director

Set My Heart to Five

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As Director

The Chain

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As Director

Stage 13

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As Director

The Sparks Brothers

2021

As Director

The Running Man

0000

As Director

Baby Driver 2

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As Director

Grindhouse

2007

As Additional Third Assistant Director

Dead Right

1993

As Editor

Help!

1992

As Editor

Sightseers

2012

As Executive Producer

Ant-Man

2015

As Executive Producer

Attack the Block

2011

As Executive Producer

Baby Driver

2017

As Executive Producer

Forced Hilarity

2001

As Producer

Help!

1992

As Producer

Last Night in Soho

2021

As Producer

Dead Right

1993

As Producer

Baby Driver 2

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As Executive Producer

The Chain

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As Producer

Stage 13

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As Executive Producer

The Sparks Brothers

2021

As Producer

The World's End

2013

As Executive Producer

A Fistful of Fingers

1995

As Producer

Seconds

0000

As Producer

Shaun of the Dead

2004

As Screenplay

Hot Fuzz

2007

As Screenplay

The Adventures of Tintin

2011

As Screenplay

The World's End

2013

As Writer

Dead Right

1993

As Writer

Don't

2007

As Writer

Ant-Man

2015

As Screenplay

Baby Driver

2017

As Writer

Ant-Man

2015

As Story

Help!

1992

As Screenplay

Forced Hilarity

2001

As Screenplay

Last Night in Soho

2021

As Screenplay

Paul

2011

As Script Editor

Baby Driver 2

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As Writer

Set My Heart to Five

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As Screenplay

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

2010

As Screenplay

The Sparks Brothers

2021

As Screenplay

The Running Man

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As Screenplay

Last Night in Soho

2021

As Story

Grindhouse

2007

As Writers' Assistant

Shadows

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As Writer

Seconds

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As Screenplay

A Fistful of Fingers

1995

As Screenplay

A Fistful of Fingers

1995

As Story

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