Brian Helgeland

Brian Helgeland won the Academy Award for his screenwriting of L.A. Confidential. He was also nominated by the Academy for his writing of Clint Eastwood’s Mystic River. His directorial work includes the films Legend, starring Tom Hardy and Taron Egerton, 42, starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford, and A Knight’s Tale, starring Heath Ledger and Paul Bettany. He is the writer of Tony Scott’s Man on Fire and Paul Greengrass’ Green Zone. Helgeland is also the recipient of the Writers Guild of America Award, the PEN Center Literary Award, the Edgar Alan Poe Award, the USC Scripter Award and the Sidney Lumet Award for Integrity in Entertainment. (Photo by Maarten de Boer.)


Best of 2023: Brian Helgeland on Sahn’s The Mornings

By Brian Helgeland | December 14, 2023

Best of 2023: Brian Helgeland on Sahn’s The Mornings

The Oscar-winning writer-director, whose latest film Finestkind is released tomorrow, on a new album with a deep meaning for him.