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Eric Kripke

Eric Kripke

Birthday: 24 April 1974, Toledo, Ohio, USA

Eric Kripke was born on April 24, 1974 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Supernatural (2005), Boogeyman (2005) and Revolution (2012).

Eric Kripke
People pitch me the crazy mystery mind-blowing thing all the time. My response is, 'Great, but how d Show more People pitch me the crazy mystery mind-blowing thing all the time. My response is, 'Great, but how do the characters feel about it, and how do we reveal new facets and new dimensions of who they are?' Hide
Mythologies become exhausting burdens, from a writer's perspective. Mythologies become exhausting burdens, from a writer's perspective.
Television showrunners are a foolishly optimistic bunch. Television showrunners are a foolishly optimistic bunch.
When you start a show, the plans are not set in stone. They're really mutable, cocktail napkin sketc Show more When you start a show, the plans are not set in stone. They're really mutable, cocktail napkin sketches. Hide
People love a good mystery; I understand that. People love a good mystery; I understand that.
It's hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again. It's hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.
Religion and gods and beliefs - for me, it all comes down to your brother. And your brother might be Show more Religion and gods and beliefs - for me, it all comes down to your brother. And your brother might be the brother in your family, or it might be the guy next to you in the foxhole - it's about human connections. Hide
People simply don't make eye contact anymore. People simply don't make eye contact anymore.
Beyond all our Blackberries and iPhones, we're dangerously separated from our food and water supplie Show more Beyond all our Blackberries and iPhones, we're dangerously separated from our food and water supplies. Hide
I've had a lifelong obsession with urban legends and American folklore. I've had a lifelong obsession with urban legends and American folklore.
I'm not a fan of endless mystery in storytelling - I like to know where the mythology's going; I lik Show more I'm not a fan of endless mystery in storytelling - I like to know where the mythology's going; I like to get there in an exciting, fast-paced way - enough that there's a really clear, aggressive direction to where it's going, to pay off mystery and reward the audiences loyalty. Hide
If I had a worldview, and I don't know if I do,but if I did, it's one that's intensely humanistic. If I had a worldview, and I don't know if I do,but if I did, it's one that's intensely humanistic.
Every so often, you want to map out your plot mythology but never so specifically that you can't let Show more Every so often, you want to map out your plot mythology but never so specifically that you can't let a story surprise you. You want to allow the type of action of the writer's room so that you have the ability to take a left turn. Hide
I like to tell stories that have beginnings, middles and ends. I like to tell stories that have beginnings, middles and ends.
Eric Kripke's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (6) as Creator (22)
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