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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Philippa Boyens, MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter who co-wrote the screenplay for Peter Jackson's film series The Lord of the Rings with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, for which the trio won an Oscar at the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. Boyens worked with the same collaborators on the screenplay for Jackson's version of King Kong. Following that movie's completion, the trio once again worked together on The Lovely Bones, Jackson's film adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel of the same name, which was released in 2009. She is also collaborating with Jackson, Walsh and Guillermo del Toro on The Hobbit films which are scheduled for release in 2011 and 2012. Prior to turning to screenwriting with The Lord of the Rings, Boyens was a playwright.

Boyens was a part-time student at the University of Auckland, graduating with a BA in English and History in 1994. She received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the university in 2006. She has three children, daughter Phoebe Gittins, and sons Calum Gittins (both with actor Paul Gittins) and Isaac Miller. Calum starred as Haleth in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Philippa Boyens, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Philippa Boyens, MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter who co-wrote the screenplay for Peter Jackson's film series The Lord of the Rings with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, for which the trio won an Oscar at the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. Boyens worked with the same collaborators on the screenplay for Jackson's version of King Kong. Following that movie's completion, the trio once again worked together on The Lovely Bones, Jackson's film adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel of the same name, which was released in 2009. She is also collaborating with Jackson, Walsh and Guillermo del Toro on The Hobbit films which are scheduled for release in 2011 and 2012. Prior to turning to screenwriting with The Lord of the Rings, Boyens was a playwright.

Boyens was a part-time student at the University of Auckland, graduating with a BA in English and History in 1994. She received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the university in 2006. She has three children, daughter Phoebe Gittins, and sons Calum Gittins (both with actor Paul Gittins) and Isaac Miller. Calum starred as Haleth in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Philippa Boyens, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Female

Known Credits 14

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

Merlin Saga Writer
2018 Mortal Engines Screenplay
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Screenplay
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Screenplay
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Screenplay
2009 The Lovely Bones Screenplay
2005 King Kong Author
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Screenplay
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Screenplay
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Screenplay

Production

2018 Mortal Engines Co-Producer
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Co-Producer
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Co-Producer
2009 The Lovely Bones Producer
2009 District 9 Co-Producer
2005 King Kong Co-Producer

Acting

2006 Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' as Herself
2001 National Geographic - Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring as Herself
2001 A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' as Herself

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