Erik Sommers


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Erik Sommers
Born (1976-12-16) December 16, 1976 (age 44)
OccupationTelevision writer, television producer, screenwriter
Years active1999-present

Erik Sommers is an American television writer, television producer and screenwriter.


Erik Sommers began his career working as a production staff in Stark Raving Mad.

During his time as a writer on American Dad, he met Chris McKenna, who would become his writing partner.[1]



Year Film Credit Notes
1999 Stark Raving Mad Production staff
2002 Greg the Bunny Writers' assistant
2002–2003 3-South Staff writer and writer
2003–2004 Crank Yankers Writer
2004–2007 Drawn Together Executive story editor, writer, co-producer and producer
2008 Atom TV Writer and executive producer
2008–2013 American Dad! Executive story editor, writer, actor, co-producer, producer, supervising producer and co-executive producer Nominated–Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program ("Hot Water")
2012–2013 Happy Endings Writer and co-executive producer
2014 Community Writer and co-executive producer Nominated–Online Film & Television Association Television Award for Best Writing in a Comedy Series
2014–2015 Marry Me Writer and co-executive producer
2015–2016 Dr. Ken Writer and consulting producer


Year Film Credit Notes Ref
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Screenplay by Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Seth Grahame-Smith, Jared Stern and John Whittington [2]
Spider-Man: Homecoming Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts and Christopher Ford [3]
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner [4]
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp Written by Co-wrote with Chris McKenna, Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari [5]
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home Co-wrote with Chris McKenna [6]
2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home Co-wrote with Chris McKenna [7]


  1. ^ "Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers Talk "Spider-Man: Far From Home"". Creative Screenwriting. July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Rechtshaffen, Michael (February 4, 2017). "'The Lego Batman Movie': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  3. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (June 29, 2017). "Film Review: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'". Variety. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 14, 2016). "Jake Kasdan To Helm 'Jumanji' Reboot For Sony". Deadline. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  5. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (June 27, 2018). "Film Review: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'". Variety. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  6. ^ Schaefer, Sandy (April 17, 2019). "Spider-Man: Far From Home Release Date Moves Up 3 Days". Screen Rant. Archived from the original on April 17, 2019. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  7. ^ Perrie, Stewart (October 14, 2020). "Spider-Man 3 Has Started Filming". LADbible. Archived from the original on October 15, 2020. Retrieved October 15, 2020.

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