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He has also worked as a screenwriter, having written scripts for New Line, Sony, Universal, Miramax, HBO, A&E, Syfy, 2929, Solution Entertainment, Legende, Disney Channel, Zanuck Independent, Blumhouse, Venice Films, Rainmaker Films (UK), and others while working with filmmakers such as Sam Raimi, Michael Bay, Steven Soderbergh, George Tillman, Gavin O'Connor, Janusz Kaminski, and Clark Johnson. 

Born in Texas, Mark got his start as a writer working for movie magazines like Total Film, Fangoria, and L'écran Fantastique before breaking into screenwriting. He has also written for video games and comic books, including co-creating "The Cleaners" for Dark Horse Comics.


Quite a gifted storyteller

— Fangoria Magazine

Wheaton is skilled at plotting, always keeping the revelations and twists coming. 

— Kirkus Reviews

"Wheaton's writing is haunting. Days, weeks, even months later, you will find your mind returning to his worlds. Stephen King is no longer my only addiction."

— Todd Farmer, screenwriter, Drive Angry

"An exciting new voice in the speculative, dark fantasy genre"

— Michael ("Enter, Night") Rowe