Derek Connolly (born c. 1976) is an American screenwriter and film producer credited as co-writing the story for Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker. having written the original script with Colin Trevorrow.
Connolly and Trevorrow also worked on the 2012 film Safety Not Guaranteed, the 2015 film Jurassic World and its 2018 sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Connolly has also written other films, such as the 2018 film Pacific Rim: Uprising (starring John Boyega) and the 2019 film Pokémon Detective Pikachu.
Notes and references
- Derek Connolly on Wikipedia
- Exclusive: 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Final Writing Credits Revealed on Collider (backup link)