John Brancato and Michael Ferris are an American screenwriting duo, whose notable works include The Game, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator Salvation, Surrogates and The Hunter's Prayer. Brancato and Ferris met while at college, where both were editors of The Harvard Lampoon.[1] Ferris separately wrote two episodes of The Simpsons.[2] The two have also been credited pseudonymously under the names Henry Dominic and Henry Dominick. Their partnership ended in 2015.

John Brancato
John D. Brancato

Alma materHarvard University
Years active1990 – present
Michael Ferris
Alma materHarvard University
Years active1990 – present



Year Title Credited as Notes
Story writer(s) Screenwriter(s)
1990 Watchers II Yes
Bloodfist II John Brancato
1991 The Unborn Yes
Femme Fatale Yes Credited as Michael Ferris and John D. Brancato
1992 Severed Ties No Co-screenwriters Co-screenwriters with John Nystrom and Rick Roberts
Credited as Henry Dominic, John Nystrom and Richard Roberts
Into the Sun Yes
Interceptor Yes
Mindwarp Yes Credited as Henry Dominick
1995 The Net Yes
1997 The Game Yes
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Co-story writers Yes Co-story writers with Tedi Sarafian
2004 Catwoman Co-story writers Co-screenwriters Co-story writer with Theresa Rebeck
Co-screenwriters with John Rogers
2007 Primeval Yes
2009 Terminator Salvation Yes
Surrogates Yes
2017 The Hunter's Prayer Yes

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  1. ^ John Simon (1997-10-13). "The Game". Retrieved 2009-04-26.
  2. ^ Al Jean "Paths of Glory" writer on Twitter

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