Philip Levens is a veteran TV writer, producer, and showrunner. He created and was showrunner of the limited series “Ascension” for Universal and Lionsgate, Executive Producing along with Jason Blum (“Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious”).
Philip Levens has sold 20 pilots to television networks—among them “Red Queen” for ABC, “Finders/Keepers” for USA, “Nightwatch” for Fox—and adapted the graphic novel Rest for NBC. His other works include a serialized trial series for A&E called “The Accused,” “Deep State” for Televisa, as well as a pilot for CBS based on a famous Texas attorney.
Philip Levens grew up in Lubbock, Texas, and attended The University of Texas in Austin before moving to Los Angeles. He began his career as a writer/producer on the CW's “Smallville,” CBS’s “Wolf Lake,” Fox’s “Night Visions,” and NBC’s new “Knight Rider.” And he was Executive Producer, along with Jennifer Lopez, on Paramount’s “South Beach.”
Philip Levens has also written projects for Ice Cube, Will and Jada Smith, and Michael Jackson; studios like Imagine, Joel Silver, Marvel, Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, and Lionsgate; and had a two-year deal with Sony Television to develop pilots.
In film, Philip Levens's adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel, Found in the Street, was developed by John Malkovich. Philip Levens also re-wrote the Wachowski Brothers’ script “Vertical Run” at Warners and wrote a draft of the screenplay “Wonder Woman.”
hers' script "Vertical Run" at Warners and wrote a draft of the screenplay "Wonder Woman."
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