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Subject: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Jurassic Park, Planet of the Apes, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, Married couples
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Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver
Nationality American
Occupation Screenwriters, film producers
Years active 1992–present
Notable work(s) Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Children Joe Jaffa,[1] Franki Jaffa

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver are American screenwriters and film producers. They are husband and wife.[2]

They are best known for having written and co-produced the 2011 science-fiction film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a commercially and critically successful reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise for which they were nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Writing and its 2014 sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

They also co-wrote Jurassic World, the upcoming fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise.[3] In 2013, they were announced to be the co-writers of James Cameron's Avatar 3, planned for 2017.[4]

Silver is the sister of actor Michael B. Silver and the granddaughter of screenwriter and producer Sidney Buchman.[5]


  • Filmography 1
    • Writing 1.1
    • Producing 1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3





  1. ^ "Amanda Silver". April 20, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Interview with Amanda Silver & Rick Jaffa, Media Mikes, August 4, 2011
  3. ^ a b "Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver to Write JURASSIC PARK 4. | Collider | Page 174765". Collider. July 19, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike. Avatar' Sequels Upped To Three; Fox, James Cameron Set Trio of Writers To Spearhead"'". Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Amanda Silver".  

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