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Millennium Crew Profile of James Wong

A detailed Crew Profile of James Wong, listing all Millennium episodes on which this production crew member contributed.

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It was last viewed on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:23 PM (UTC).

Profile ID:

764

Born:

  • April 20 1959.

Current Age:

  • James Wong is currently 58 years old.

Personal Trivia:

  • James Wong was born in Hong Kong. His nationality is American./li>
  • James is married to Tina Wong, with whom he has three children.
  • James Wong is sometimes refered to as Jim Wong.
  • Glen Morgan and James Wong have their own production company (Hard Eight Productions) which produced Space: Above and Beyond.
  • In 2000, Wong directed Final Destination, a film Wong co-wrote with longtime writing partner Morgan. Wong followed the directorial debut with The One, and with the second sequel to Final Destination.
  • James Wong undertook a total of 51 roles on Chris Carter's Millennium television series.

Awards Won for Millennium:

  • Unfortunately James Wong didn't win any awards for Millennium.

Award Nominations for Millennium:

  • Sadly James Wong didn't receive any award nominations for Millennium.

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Profile:

James Wong is an American television producer, writer, and film director notable for his screen works of The X-Files, Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium, the Final Destination series, The One, Willard and the remake of Black Christmas along with writing partner Glen Morgan.

Biography - Early life

Wong, born in Hong Kong, and moved to the United States with his family at age 10 to San Diego, California. During his youth, he met his future writing partner Glen Morgan at El Cajon Valley High School.

Later on, he went to Loyola Marymount University, joining a comedy improv group. Originally seeking a major in engineering, he later switched to a film major after seeing Apocalypse Now in Cinerama Dome.

After graduating, Wong landed a job as an assistant to Sandy Howard. During this time, Wong and Morgan wrote screenplays, eventually having one produced.

Writing career with Glen Morgan

With Morgan, he co-wrote The Boys Next Door, after this Wong became a story editor on the short-lived ABC crime drama Knightwatch. Later, with Morgan, Wong would work on many Stephen J. Cannell productions, including Wiseguy (as supervising producer), The Commish (as supervising producer), and as a staff writer and story editor for 21 Jump Street and its spinoff, Booker.

With their background in cop shows, Wong and Morgan caught the attention of Chris Carter, also setting up production in Vancouver on a new show, sci-fi/drama The X-Files, about two FBI agents investigating the paranormal. Part of the X-Files production team from the start, Wong, along with Morgan, helped define the direction of the show in its first two seasons, from 1993 to 1995. They were also responsible for the creation of the long-running characters The Lone Gunmen, Assistant Director Walter Skinner, Mr. X and the liver-eating mutant Eugene Tooms. Early episodes written by the team, such as "Squeeze," "Ice," "Beyond the Sea" and "One Breath," received acclaim from critics for their combination of character-driven plots and sometimes macabre dark humor, as well as praise from series creator Carter and actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

In 1995, due to their success with The X-Files, Wong and Morgan were offered an $8 million, four-year contract deal with 20th Century Fox Television to write and produce television series. As part of this deal, Morgan and Wong went on to create the short-lived cult series Space: Above and Beyond. Many actors who appeared in this series have since appeared in other films and television work connected to Morgan and Wong.

They returned to The X-Files briefly in its fourth season (1996-1997), where they wrote the popular horror episode "Home", controversial among FOX executives for its content. Wong also made his TV directing debut with the conspiracy-themed "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man", written by Morgan and Wong. Their close relationship with executive producer Carter led into increased production and writing duties on his new series Millennium, where they oversaw the production for the second season (1997-1998) while Carter concentrated on other projects. Later, the duo would go on to create and executive produce the short-lived NBC paranormal series, The Others.

In 2000, Wong directed Final Destination, a film he co-wrote with Glen Morgan. The movie became a hit in the teen horror/slasher genre, yielding a second film on which the two did not work. Wong followed the directorial debut with The One (2001), an action film starring Jet Li, and with more horror films, Willard (2003), directed by Glen Morgan and starring Crispin Glover, and a second sequel, Final Destination 3 (2006), again directed by Wong. In late 2006, Wong and Morgan's remake of Black Christmas was released; the script was by James Wong and Glen Morgan, and the film was directed by Morgan.

Personal life

James Wong is married to Teena Wong, with whom he has three children, living in California.


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Profile ID:

764


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James Wong was a member of the Millennium crew.


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wong_%28producer%29


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Related Comments/Information:

Glen Morgan and James Wong sadly declined to take part in the Millennium DVD Commentaries and Special Features.



Millennium Production Roles:


James Wong worked on the following 51 episode/s of Millennium:


MLM#-101 Gehenna as Consulting Producer

MLM#-102 Dead Letters as Writer

MLM#-102 Dead Letters as Consulting Producer

MLM#-103 Kingdom Come as Consulting Producer

MLM#-104 The Judge as Consulting Producer

MLM#-105 522666 as Writer

MLM#-105 522666 as Consulting Producer

MLM#-106 Blood Relatives as Consulting Producer

MLM#-107 The Well-Worn Lock as Consulting Producer

MLM#-108 Wide Open as Consulting Producer

MLM#-109 Weeds as Consulting Producer

MLM#-110 The Wild and the Innocent as Consulting Producer

MLM#-111 Loin Like a Hunting Flame as Consulting Producer

MLM#-112 Force Majeure as Consulting Producer

MLM#-113 The Thin White Line as Consulting Producer

MLM#-113 The Thin White Line as Writer

MLM#-201 The Beginning and the End as Writer

MLM#-201 The Beginning and the End as Executive Producer

MLM#-202 Beware of the Dog as Executive Producer

MLM#-202 Beware of the Dog as Writer

MLM#-203 Sense and Antisense as Executive Producer

MLM#-204 Monster as Executive Producer

MLM#-204 Monster as Writer

MLM#-205 A Single Blade of Grass as Executive Producer

MLM#-206 19:19 as Executive Producer

MLM#-206 19:19 as Writer

MLM#-207 The Curse of Frank Black as Executive Producer

MLM#-207 The Curse of Frank Black as Writer

MLM#-208 The Hand of Saint Sebastian as Executive Producer

MLM#-208 The Hand of Saint Sebastian as Writer

MLM#-209 Jose Chung's Doomsday Defense as Executive Producer

MLM#-210 Goodbye Charlie as Executive Producer

MLM#-211 Midnight of the Century as Executive Producer

MLM#-212 Luminary as Executive Producer

MLM#-213 The Mikado as Executive Producer

MLM#-214 Owls as Executive Producer

MLM#-214 Owls as Writer

MLM#-215 The Pest House as Executive Producer

MLM#-215 The Pest House as Writer

MLM#-216 Roosters as Executive Producer

MLM#-216 Roosters as Writer

MLM#-217 Siren as Executive Producer

MLM#-217 Siren as Writer

MLM#-218 In Arcadia Ego as Executive Producer

MLM#-219 Anamnesis as Executive Producer

MLM#-220 A Room With No View as Executive Producer

MLM#-221 Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me as Executive Producer

MLM#-222 The Fourth Horseman as Executive Producer

MLM#-222 The Fourth Horseman as Writer

MLM#-223 The Time Is Now as Executive Producer

MLM#-223 The Time Is Now as Writer

 
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