Biography

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Mark Rosenthal is an American screenwriter and film director and long-time writing partner of Lawrence Konner.

Rosenthal made his debut with the pilot Cassie & Co., followed by the motion picture The Legend of Billie Jean. This was followed by such films as The Jewel of the Nile, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, The Beverly Hillbillies, and Mercury Rising. Star Trek VI co-writer Leonard Nimoy later alleged, in his book I Am Spock, that Konner and Rosenthal actually had nothing to do with the finished script, but the studio gave them credit for political reasons.

Rosenthal co-wrote (with Konner) and directed The In Crowd (1988).

Most recently, Konner and Rosenthal worked on the remakes for Mighty Joe Young and Planet of the Apes. Their latest films were Mona Lisa Smile and Flicka.

Mark recorded a DVD commentary for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace for the Deluxe Edition of the film in 2006. Here he discusses the films original intentions and the many deleted scenes.

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

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Mark Rosenthal is an American screenwriter and film director and long-time writing partner of Lawrence Konner.

Rosenthal made his debut with the pilot Cassie & Co., followed by the motion picture The Legend of Billie Jean. This was followed by such films as The Jewel of the Nile, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, The Beverly Hillbillies, and Mercury Rising. Star Trek VI co-writer Leonard Nimoy later alleged, in his book I Am Spock, that Konner and Rosenthal actually had nothing to do with the finished script, but the studio gave them credit for political reasons.

Rosenthal co-wrote (with Konner) and directed The In Crowd (1988).

Most recently, Konner and Rosenthal worked on the remakes for Mighty Joe Young and Planet of the Apes. Their latest films were Mona Lisa Smile and Flicka.

Mark recorded a DVD commentary for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace for the Deluxe Edition of the film in 2006. Here he discusses the films original intentions and the many deleted scenes.

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

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 19

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Roots(4 episodes)Writer
2006 FlickaScreenplay
2003 Mona Lisa SmileScreenplay
2001 Planet of the ApesAuthor
1998 Mighty Joe YoungScreenplay
1998 Mercury RisingScreenplay
1993 The Beverly HillbilliesScreenplay
1993 For Love or MoneyScreenplay
1991 Sometimes They Come BackWriter
1990 Desperate HoursScreenplay
1988 The In CrowdScreenplay
1987 Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceStory
1987 Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceScreenplay
1985 The Jewel of the NileScreenplay
1985 The Legend of Billie JeanWriter

Acting

2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films as Himself
2009 Tales From the Script as Himself
2006 Numb3rs(1 episode)
1999 The Mike O'Malley Show(13 episodes)
1990 Law & Order(2 episodes)

Directing

1988 The In CrowdDirector

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