Sheldon Turner is a screenwriter and producer. His produced credits as a screenwriter include The Longest Yard (2005) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006). He's been hired to write the screenplay of X-Men Origins: Magneto as well as the film adaptation of inFamous.
Turner also wrote an adaptation of the Walter Kim novel Up in the Air on spec, which has subsequently been produced as a feature film from Paramount Studios starring George Clooney. The adaptation won the 2010 Golden Globe Award .
Turner was featured in The Dialogue interview series. In this 90 minute interview with producer Mike De Luca, Turner charts his detour from law school to screenwriting.