David MageeDavid Magee (born 1962) is an American screenwriter who was nominated for a 2004 Academy Award and a Golden Globe for ''Finding Neverland''. Along with Simon Beaufoy, he wrote the screenplay for ''Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day'' starring Frances McDormand and Amy Adams, which was released in 2008.
His 2012 screen adaptation of the novel ''Life of Pi'' by Yann Martel earned him a Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
He wrote the screenplay for the Disney musical ''Mary Poppins Returns'', directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, which was released in 2018. He received the Humanitas Prize in the Best Family Film category for his screenplay.
Magee is writing an untitled musical about Hans Christian Andersen with Stephen Schwartz.
In February 2019 it was announced that director Rick Famuyiwa would be directing a film version of ''Children of Blood and Bone'' by Tomi Adeyemi from Magee's script adaptation of the novel. Provided by Wikipedia