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Place of Birth: London, England
Education: Wimbledon High School
Christina Hodson is a British screenwriter, known for Bumblebee (2018) and Birds of Prey (2020). Her 2016 film Shut In appeared on the 2012 Black List, an annual list of Hollywood's best-liked unproduced screenplays, as have two of her un-produced scripts.
Hodson is originally from London, England. She is of Taiwanese and English descent and was educated at Wimbledon High School, London.
Hodson initially worked as a development executive in London for Focus Features. She transitioned from development executive to screenwriter in 2012 after her first screenplay, psychological thriller Shut In, made the 2012 Black List of best un-produced scripts. Hodson's Shut In was bought by David Linde's Lava Bear Films. The film, starring Naomi Watts, was directed by Farren Blackburn and released 11 November 2016.
In June 2015, Hodson joined the team at Paramount Pictures tasked by Michael Bay with expanding the Transformers universe, under supervision of Akiva Goldsman. She wrote the script for the Bumblebee, a Transformers film that focuses on the title character, which was released in December 2018. Travis Knight, the director of Kubo and the Two Strings, was the director. Hodson also co-wrote the script of the film Unforgettable (2017) with David Leslie Johnson, which was acquired by Warner Bros. Producer Denise Di Novi directed the film.
She wrote the screenplay for the 2020 film, Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn for Warner Bros., based on the DC Comics series of the same name.
In December 2013, Hodson's script Seed appeared on the 2013 Black List. In September 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment acquired Hodson's female-centered sci-fi action script The Eden Project, which Tobey Maguire and Material Pictures would produce. That script later appeared on the 2014 Black List. In May 2015, Warner Bros. hired Hodson to write the new script for The Fugitive, based on the 1993 film of same name. Arnold Kopelson and Anne Kopelson would be returning as producers.
By October 2016, she was working on a female-centric action epic for Nina Jacobson at Color Force and Fox 2000.
In June 2020, it was announced Hodson would write the script for a new Pirates of the Caribbean spin-off film starring Margot Robbie.