Christopher Kyle is a New York-based screenwriter and playwright whose works include K-19: The Widowmaker and The Monogamist. Full bio here.
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. Serena
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. Academy Award-winner Susanne Bier is directing. The producers areNick Wechsler, Marc Butan, Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz.
Serena, which was selected for the 2010 Black List, is in post-production for a 2013 release.
Dirt Archaeology is a stage play commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a longstanding supporter of plays about science and technology. The play examines the life of an archaeologist who has spent his career trying to demolish the prevailing theory about the peopling of the Americas.
Dark Highway is an original screenplay, a supernatural thriller about a man chased down the back roads of the midwest by a ghost from his past. Joni Sighvatsson and Palomar Pictures are producing. Bruce McDonald (Pontypool) is attached to direct.
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").