Mattson Tomlin ’12
Mattson Tomlin ’12 is an active screenwriter.
After graduating from Purchase, he attended the renowned writer/director program at the American Film Institute.
He recently wrote a script that generated a heated competition among Hollywood producers. A science fiction script, 2084, is described as a “spiritual sister” to George Orwell’s 1984 and has a similar feel to The Matrix and Inception.
Tomlin also co-wrote The Batman, a Warner Bros. film that will star Robert Pattinson and due to be released in 2022.
He’s also been hired to write the pilot for an adaptation of Rick Remender’s comic The Fear Agent as a series for Amazon. Seth Rogen is one of its executive producers.
He’s also working on the video game Mega Man, a project in development.
It was announced in March 2021 that Tomlin will be show runner and executive producer for an upcoming animated series based on the Terminator franchise with Netflix and Skydance in partnership with Production I.G.