Brock
Norman Brock

Writer for Film & TV

Brock Norman Brock is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright. His original screenplay Bronson, starring Tom Hardy and directed by Nicholas Winding-Refn, premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2009 and was in competition at the Sundance and Sydney Film Festivals, where it won Best Film in 2009. Brock’s four part-adaptation of Jake Chapman’s The Marriage of Reason and Squalor aired on Sky Arts in June 2015 and his adaptation of cult novel Yardie for Warp and StudioCanal, Idris Elba’s feature-film directorial debut, was released in 2018. His script Mustang for director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, was released in 2019 for Legende and Focus Features. 

Currently Brock has the film projects Albion in development with Participant Media and Wolfskin in development with Independent FilmsBrock is currently developing the TV project Honourable with DRG/Viaplay.

He previously worked for the UK Film Council and was production executive for a number of films including Gosford Park, The Constant Gardener, Ladies in Lavender, The Proposition, Valiant, Vera Drake and Young Adam

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Television

Writer 

Dreamscape Entertainment
In development

Adaptation of the novel by Alan Garner

Seven Stories
In development
Producer Colin Vaines
Director Jake Chapman
Starring
  • Rhys Ifans
  • Sophie Kennedy Clark
  • Noma Dumezweni
  • Ronni Ancona
  • Michael Fitzgerald
  • Sky Arts

    Film

    Writer 

    Participant Media
    In development
    Mustang
    Feature
    Writer Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
    Starring
  • Matthias Schoenaerts
  • Drama about a convict who is offered the chance to train wild mustangs as part of a rehabilitation programme

    Legende
    Yardie
    Feature
    Director Idris Elba
    Starring
  • Antwayne Eccleston
  • Fraser James
  • Aml Ameen
  • Adaptation of the book by Victor Headley about a cocaine courier who disappears in Hackney with the drug

    Warp Films
    Producer Allan Niblo and James Richardson
    Director Simon Ellis
    Starring
  • Kate Heppell
  • Luke Treadaway
  • Richard Riddell
  • Original feature about the perils, pitfalls and wrong turns of romance in the 21st century
    Vertigo Films
    Bronson
    Feature
    Producer Various
    Director Nicolas Winding Refn
    Starring
  • Kelly Adams
  • Tom Hardy
  • Matt King
  • Biopic of Charles Bronson
    Magnet Releasing
    Vertigo Films
    Producer Ida Weiss
    Director Maja Weiss
    Starring
  • Iva Krajnc
  • Boris Ostan
  • Feature film about a summer canoe trip
    M&L Films
    Belafilm
    Producer Philippe Bober
    Director Bruce La Bruce
    The Coproduction Office
    Don Don
    Feature
    Producer Various
    Director Danny Hansford & Jonathan Teplitzky

    The story of two very different men who live on opposite sides of the globe who are both told that they are dying

    Revolver Entertainment
    4DH Films
    In development

    Theatre

    Writer 

    Director Mark Ravenhill
    Show of Strength Theatre Company