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Akela Cooper

writer Nun 2, Jupiter's Legacy, Hell Fest; writer/producer Luke Cage, American Horror Story: Roanoake, producer Witches of East End, The 100, Grimm
Akela Cooper is currently set to write the next installment in James Wan’s CONJURING universe, NUN 2, produced by New Line. Additionally, she is set to write the upcoming Netflix series, JUPITER’S LEGACY, based on Mark Millar’s comic book by the same name. Akela recently finished writing the film MEGAN for James Wan with Jason Blum producing. She previously worked as a Supervising Producer on season two of the Netflix/Marvel series, ‘Luke Cage’ and the Ryan Murphy FX series, ‘American Horror Story.’ Prior to that, Akela was staffed as a Co-Producer on ‘The Hundred,’ and a Co-Producer on ‘The Witches of East End.’ After getting her Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing, she earned a Masters in Screenwriting at the University of Southern California. Akela has been a part of two great writing programs; the ‘CBS ‘Writers Fellowship,’ and the ‘Warner Brother’s Writer's Workshop.’ She began her career as the Writer’s Assistant on ‘Dexter’ and the Researcher on ‘Jericho.’ Following the Programs, she earned her first Staff Writing job as a Staff Writer on the ABC series ‘V.’ Akela then spent two seasons staffed on NBC's fairy tale cop show ‘Grimm,’ where she wrote multiple, well-received episodes.