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Chris Weitz Books In Order

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Publication Order of The Young World Books

The Young World (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The New Order (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Revival (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Newmarket Shooting Script Books

The Melody Lingers on (By: Roy Hemming) (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Midwinter's Tale: The Shooting Script (By: ) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
U-Turn: The Shooting Script (By: John Ridley) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Merlin: The Shooting Script (By: David Stevens,Peter Barnes,Edward Khmara) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Truman Show: The Shooting Script (By: Andrew Niccol) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Birdcage: The Shooting Script (By: Elaine May) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Swept from the Sea (By: Tim Willocks) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The People vs. Larry Flynt: The Shooting Script (By: Scott Alexander) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Frasier Scripts (By: Christopher Lloyd,Peter Casey,David Angell,DavidLee) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man on the Moon: The Shooting Script (By: Scott Alexander) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magnolia: The Shooting Script (By: Paul Thomas Anderson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snatch: The Shooting Script (By: Guy Ritchie) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Erin Brockovich: The Shooting Script (By: Susannah Grant) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Traffic: The Shooting Script (By: Stephen Gaghan) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kazan on Film: The Master Director Discusses His Films--Interviews With Elia Kazan (By: Elia Kazan) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Knight's Tale: The Shooting Script (By: Brian Helgeland) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Beautiful Mind: The Shooting Script (By: Akiva Goldsman) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Hawk Down: The Shooting Script (By: Ken Nolan) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The West Wing Script Book (By: Aaron Sorkin) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Dragon: The Shooting Script (By: Ted Tally) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Punch-Drunk Love: The Shooting Script (By: Paul Thomas Anderson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ararat: The Shooting Script (By: Atom Egoyan) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Igby Goes Down: The Shooting Script (By: Burr Steers) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Emperor's Club: The Shooting Script (By: Neil Tolkin) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In America: A Portrait of the Film (By: Jim Sheridan) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The West Wing Seasons 3 & 4: The Shooting Scripts (By: Aaron Sorkin) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Traveling with Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary (By: Alberto Granado) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kinsey: Public and Private (By: Bill Condon) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Heart Huckabees: The Shooting Script (By: Jeff Baena) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sideways: The Shooting Script (By: Alexander Payne) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spanglish: The Shooting Script (By: James L. Brooks) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Good Company: The Shooting Script (By: Paul Weitz) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hotel Rwanda: Bringing The True Story Of An African Hero To Film (By: Keir Pearson) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gods and Monsters: The Shooting Script (By: Bill Condon) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cinderella Man: The Shooting Script (By: Cliff Hollingsworth) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Squid and the Whale: The Shooting Script (By: Noah Baumbach) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Capote: The Shooting Script (By: Dan Futterman) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranger Than Fiction (By: Zach Helm) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Little Miss Sunshine: The Shooting Script (By: Michael Arndt) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Good Shepherd: The Shooting Script (By: Eric Roth) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thank You for Smoking: The Shooting Script (By: Jason Reitman) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
United 93: The Shooting Script (By: Paul Greengrass) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Akeelah and the Bee (By: James W. Ellison) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Atonement: The Shooting Script (By: Christopher Hampton) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Juno: The Shooting Script (By: Diablo Cody) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Milk: The Shooting Script (By: Dustin Lance Black) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slumdog Millionaire: The Shooting Script (By: Simon Beaufoy) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny People: The Shooting Script (By: Judd Apatow,Jason Schwartzman) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Taking Woodstock: The Shooting Script (By: James Schamus) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hurt Locker: The Shooting Script (By: Mark Boal) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Station: The Shooting Script (By: Michael Hoffman) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Jaws Log: Third Edition (By: Carl Gottlieb) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Please Give: The Shooting Script (By: Nicole Holofcener) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kids are All Right: The Shooting Script (By: Stuart Blumberg) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The King's Speech: The Shooting Script (By: David Seidler) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Coriolanus (By: John Logan) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
J. Edgar: The Shooting Script (By: Dustin Lance Black) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hugo (By: John Logan) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mamika: My Mighty Little Grandmother (By: Sacha Goldberger) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Jaws Log: Expanded Edition (By: Carl Gottlieb) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Making Tootsie: Inside the Classic Film with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack (By: Susan Dworkin) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Audrey: The 60s. (By: David Wills) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Is 40: The Shooting Script (By: Judd Apatow) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zero Dark Thirty: The Shooting Script (By: Mark Boal) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chris Weitz is an American writer from America, who is well known for his works in the Young Adult and Comedy genres. He was born on November 30, 1969 in the New York City, New York, United States. Apart from writing novels, Chris likes to do screen-writing for films along with film direction and production. The most notable works of Chris include The Young World Trilogy and a few other short stories. He is very well known for working on the comedy films About a Boy and American Pie, along with his brother Paul Weitz. Chris has directed films which were adapted from the novels The Golden Compass and New Moon from the Twilight series of books.

Chris has been nominated for the Oscar Award for his work as a writer and director. Chris Weitz was born to John Weitz, who was a novelist and fashion designer from Berlin and Susan Kohner, who was an actress by profession. Even his grandmother was an actress from Mexico while his grandfather was a producer. Weitz’s maternal grandfather and father were Jewish by religion, whereas his grandmother was a Catholic. In spite of the mix religious background, he was raised in a nonreligious environment. Chris often describes himself as a Catholic and Buddhist. He attended the St Paul’s School in the city of London and later went on to graduate from the Trinity College in Cambridge with a degree in English Literature. Chris is married to a Cuban-Mexican lady named Mercedes Martinez. They got married in the year 2006 and have a son named Sebastian.

Chris started his career as a co-writer for an animated film in the year 1998. The following year, he produced and directed the film American Pie along with his brother. The film brought huge success for Chris as he moved ahead to become the executive producer of the sequels of the film. It was followed by About a Boy, this film was also written and directed by Chris and his brother Paul. The film was nominated for the Academy Award in the Best Adapted Screenplay category. Chris is currently working on several projects, including the adoption of the Elric saga written by Michael Moorock. He used to enjoy reading the saga as a child. He has also worked on a series of documentary films along with the journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas. In the early 2015, Chrs wrote the screenplay of the movie called Cinderella which was adapted from the novel of the same name. He has been hired to write the script of the first standalone film of the Star Wars series.

The first novel written by Chris Weitz in The Young World Trilogy was titled ‘The Young World. The novel was published by the Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in the year 2014. The plot of the novel is set in Ne York and deals with the story of teens who rule the city. The opening line of the novels reads, Welcome to New York, a city which is ruled by teens. The plot of the novel opens with a mysterious Sickness spread across the city of New York. The Sickness has wiped of the major population the city, leaving behind a few young teenagers as survivors.

The teenagers assemble together to form tribes and run them tightly to avoid chaos and survive the increasing tension sin the city of New York. One of the teenagers was Jefferson, who was the reluctant leader of the tribe named Washington Square. He was in love with a girl named Donna, secretly. The two of them have carved put their way among the chaos to exist precariously. Soon, a fellow member of the tribe discovers a clue which was believed to be the cure for the widespread Sickness. Believing the clue to be effective against the Sickness, five teenage members of the tribe set out on a road journey which was going to be a life-altering trip.

On their way, they get involved in gunfire battles with the enemy gangs. The escape the cults and criminals bravely, in their attempt to find the cure for the Sickness. Their journey for saving the humankind is filled with wild subways that they cross over bravely and with full determination. The second novel of the series was titled ‘The New Order’ and was published in the year 2015 by the Little, Brown books for Young Readers. The novel is a continuation of the first novel of the series and shows the life of Jefferson and Donna, who try to move ahead in their life after finding the cure for the Sickness that took the lives of the majority of the population of the New York city. At the end of the first novel, Jefferson and Donna had survived various troubles in their road journey and came out alive with the cure for the Sickness.

At first, they believed that they were the only ones left who survived the Sickness. But, soon they realize that they were wrong and try to bring the cure for Sickness back to the city of New York. Due to some unexpected turn of events at the end of the first book of the series, Jefferson and Donna get separated. In the introductory plot of this novel, Jefferson is shown returning to New York City in his Washington Square tribe, with the cure for the Sickness while Donna moves to England. She finds the place to be an unimaginable new world. The plot of the novel develops around the happenings in the lives of the two characters in their new worlds without each other. The novel shows the glimpses of Jefferson and Donna reuniting again in order to avoid disasters greater than the Sickness.

Chris has done a great job in describing the characters vividly and developing the sequences of the novel in an interesting manner. Due to this, the novel became successful in keeping the readers on the edge of their seat and keeping them interested till the very end of the novel. The success of the novel series added to the prosperity to the career of Chris Weitz. His film career received a great boost from the wide appreciations by the readers and critics alike. His novels showed a lot of promise. People like the fascinating idea of a world ruled by the teens. The readers also appreciated the character oriented stories of the novel series.

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