Craig Pearce


Craig Pearce co-wrote The Great Gatsby, Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Moulin Rouge with Baz Luhrmann. These films have won countless accolades, including an AFI award for best screenplay (Strictly Ballroom), a BAFTA award for best adapted screenplay (Romeo and Juliet), a WGA nomination for best original screenplay (Moulin Rouge) and eight Academy Award nominations, including best film (Moulin Rouge).

In 2010 Universal Studios released Craig Pearce’s adaptation of Charlie St .Cloud starring Zac Efron. He currently has a number of projects in development. Strictly Ballroom, the stage musical had its world premiere in Sydney in 2014 and will be produced in the UK. Most recently Craig has been the creator, writer and executive producer of the UK TNT series Will.

Craig was recently awarded the Australian Writers’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016.

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