Michael Grais has written and produced movies of domestic and international acclaim, whose gross revenues have exceeded 650 million dollars. He has written everything from romantic comedies to action thrillers for seven Academy Award winning producers & directors.
Grais co-wrote the mega-hit POLTERGEIST in association with Steven Spielberg. This hugely successful film guaranteed a sequel, POLTERGEIST II, which Grais wrote and produced. Other notable titles include COOL WORLD, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, MARKED FOR DEATH and SLEEPWALKERS.
Currently, Graisland has numerous projects optioned and in development with writers, production companies and directors. Casting has begun with pay-or-play offers to actors on several. Our mandate is to create commercial content for all media including streaming platforms, theatrical release features and Network TV.
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“A bold, visionary, and active young heroine” ~Kirkus Reviews
“Michael Grais, the co-screenwriter of the 1982 film Poltergeist, and his wife, Jennifer, develop the plot handily, with a slow build toward a final, cinematic crisis in which Christa and her friends enact a daring rescue.” ~Kirkus Reviews
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Dec 2020: Buffalo8 / Bondit to exec-produce CROSSFIRE HURRICANE. Screenplay by Michael GraisRead More...
Michael Grais has written the pilot plus one episode and bible for the TV series based on the novel Liath Luachra (The Grey One) by Irish writer Brian O’Sullivan.Read More...
In the vein of Wild Horse Annie, The Horse Whisperer, and the Black Stallion, Christa’s Luck is an epic adventure story of courage, friendship and freedom.Read More...