Search - List of Books by Michael Hirst
Michael Hirst (born 1952) is an English screenwriter, best known for his films Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007).
Total Books: 32
Hirst is head writer, creator and executive producer of the Showtime television Drama Series The Tudors which first began production in 2007. It tells the story of King Henry VIII and his Six Wives as well as his court and the dilemmas throughout his kingdom during his reign.
Hirst is one of the co-writers on the screenplay for the James Dalessandro book, 1906. The story follows a young man who discovers a series of secrets and lies that left San Francisco highly vulnerable to the fires that engulfed it in the aftermath of the historical 1906 earthquake. It is set for release in 2012.
Hirst has been chosen to write the movie adaptation of Stuart Hill's best selling book: The Cry Of The Icemark and is also set to adapt the Bernard Cornwell's book Azincourt, which tells the story of King Henry V of England and the Battle of Agincourt.
Hirst will be writing a new television series for Starz, Camelot, a contemporary re-telling of the Arthurian legend. The production will also be done with Morgan O'Sullivan.