Scott Lobdell is the writer for HAPPY DEATH DAY – the Universal/BlumHouse horror comedy that has made over 122 million dollars internationally since its release on 10/13/17. Not bad for a spec script!
He was also the co-writer of SONY’s MAN OF THE HOUSE starring Tommy Lee Jones and the house full of cheerleaders he needed to protect after they witnessed a murder. Originally titled CHEER UP it was also a spec.
In features he’s sold movies to DIMENSION FILMS (HELLHOLE, LAST MAN ON EARTH), PARAMOUNT (GENERATION LAST) and WARNER BROTHERS (BALL AND CHAIN) among others.
In television Scott has written and executive produced pilots for WB and FOX. CHASING ALICE is a modern day retelling of ALICE IN WONDERLAND as a cop show set in New York City, directed by Ralph Hemecker.
BALL AND CHAIN was a pilot for FOX, based on Scott’s creator-owned title of the same name. It is the story of a couple about to get a divorce… until they super powers that only work when they’re together. They’re staying together for the sake of the Earth.
Scott is also an American comic book writer world renown for his work throughout the 1990s on Marvel’s X-Men—in particular, the spin-off series Generation X. Characters he’s created and storylines he’s written have appeared in features and television shows featuring the mutants, including THE GIFTED, DEADPOOL, NEW MUTANTS as wells as DAYS OF FUTURE PAST and AGE OF APOCALYPSE and Disney’s BIG HERO 6.
He written for The Fantastic Four, Alpha Flight, IDW’s Galaxy Quest and, most recently, for DC Comics’ Superman, Teen Titans and Red Hood And The Outlaws as well as creator owned comics Ball and Chain, Hellhole, The Stray and the upcoming Rest Area 51.
He also co-created Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Music Box with Ms. Hewitt and The Scourge with producer Gale Ann Hurd of TERMINATOR and THE WALKING DEAD fame.