Sheldon Turner is an American screenwriter. He was hired by 20th Century Fox to write X-Men Origins: Magneto, a prequel focused on Erik Lehnsherr. The movie entered development hell and was eventually superseded by X-Men: First Class, which also dealt with Magneto's origins. The Writer's Guild of America arbitration eventually decided to give Turner a story credit for First Class, even if Bryan Singer admitted he never read Turner's script while writing his story treatment that eventually became the First Class screenplay.
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- ↑ Fernandez, Jay A. (April 27, 2011). Complex 'X-Men: First Class' Screenplay Credit Dispute Resolved (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on May 6, 2012.
- ↑ Kit, Boris, "'X-Men: First Class' Writing Credits Appeal Denied", The Hollywood Reporter, April 29, 2011. Retrieved on May 11, 2011.