Christopher Kyle is a New York-based screenwriter and playwright whose works include K-19: The Widowmaker and The Monogamist. Full bio here.
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, selected for the 2010 Black List, is a screen adaptation of the novel by Ron Rash. Set in the mountains of North Carolina at the beginning of the Great Depression, it's a dark love story about George Pemberton and his wife Serena, a pair of ruthless timber barons trying to exploit their land before the government claims it for a national park. Directed by Susanne Bier. Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
The Leaves is a supernatural thriller about an American who travels to India on business and enters a terrifying new world after he visits a fortuneteller. Carla Hacken and Gotham Chopra are producing for Summit/Lions Gate.
Wrong Move is a screen adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Stone, a thriller about an elderly man who takes revenge on the gang that stole everything he owns. Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz are producing.
Red Lights is a screenplay based on the novel by Georges Simenon, a noir thriller about a married couple fighting traffic and each other as they drive from New York to Maine to pick up their children from summer camp. Anne Carey and Marissa McMahon are producing for director Oren Moverman.
The Monogamist, a play by Christopher Kyle. Premiered 1995 at Playwrights Horizons in New York. A comedy about a marriage that's shattered when both partners pursue affairs with the younger generation. Directed by Scott Elliott, who earned a Lucille Lortel Award and a Drama Desk Nomination for the production. Starring Arliss Howard, Lisa Emery, Timothy Olyphant (Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance), Chelsea Altman, Caroline Seymour. Published by American Theatre magazine and Dramatists Play Service.
Homicide: Life on the Streets. Teleplays by Christopher Kyle appeared in season five ("Diener") and season six ("Closet Cases").