Grant Nieporte


Grant is best known for writing Seven Pounds, starring Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, and Woody Harrelson. His original script for Seven Pounds was a top ten finalist on The Blacklist, the annual ranking of the “most liked” scripts in Hollywood. 

Grant’s career began on the hit ABC sitcom Home Improvement. Grant went on to work on over 150 episodes of network shows like Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Jack & Jill, and 8 Simple Rules, but his first love has always been feature films. 

Grant wrote the screenplay for Breakthrough for producer DeVon Franklin (Miracles From Heaven), NBA star Steph Curry, and 20th Century Fox, starring Chrissy Metz (This is Us), Josh Lucas (Ford v Ferrari), Topher Grace (That 70’s Show), and Mike Colter (Luke Cage). Breakthrough grossed 50 million at the box office and won Inspirational Film of the Year at the 2019 Dove Awards.

 Recently, Grant co-wrote the true-life legal drama Cobalt and several book adaptations. Grant is producing the true-life story of Katherine and Jay Wolf called Hope Heals for Sony Pictures and has just partnered with Steph Curry’s Unanimous Media to produce Gym Rat under the HPC banner.