Drew Goddard is an executive producer on the NBC comedy “The Good Place.”
Goddard is a writer and filmmaker with a talent for creating strong characters in genre material. He is the creator and executive producer of the hit Netflix series “Daredevil,” starring Charlie Cox as the titular Marvel Comics hero.
Goddard wrote and executive produced the critically acclaimed 2015 box office hit “The Martian,” directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon as an astronaut marooned on Mars. The film earned Goddard both an Academy Award and WGA nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Previously, Goddard wrote the groundbreaking “found footage” feature “Cloverfield,” and co-wrote the hit zombie film “World War Z.” Goddard made his directorial debut with the 2012 cult hit “The Cabin in the Woods,” which was produced and co-written by frequent collaborator Joss Whedon.
Goddard got his start on hit television series “Lost,” “Alias,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel.” He earned a WGA Award and Emmy Award nomination as an executive producer on “Lost” as well as a prestigious Hugo Award alongside Jane Espenson for their “Buffy” script “Conversations with Dead People.”
Goddard currently resides in Los Angeles.