J Blakeson

J Blakeson is a film director and screenwriter. His feature debut was The Disappearance of Alice Creed, a highly acclaimed kidnap thriller which he wrote and directed.

In 2015 J directed The 5th Wave for Columbia Pictures/Sony. The film is based on Rick Yancey’s best-selling novel and stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber and Maria Bello.

J is currently completing work on Gunpowder – a three part drama for Kudos productions. The series stars Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Mark Gatiss and Peter Mullan. It will be broadcast on BBC1 in Autumn 2017. J directed all three episodes.

J lives in London and currently has TV and film projects in the works on both sides of the Atlantic.