Jason Gruich is an American screenwriter who hails from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. His work has been optioned several times over to include multiple script sales; one of which was sold to a major studio in 2019. He has been sought after for his screenwriting and story insight, writer-for-hire work, script consultancy, and script polishing services.
Gruich recently penned the upcoming family holiday film Pups Alone: A Christmas Peril featuring Dolph Lundgren, Keith David, and Eric Roberts alongside the late-great Hollywood super-dog - Jumpy. The film is currently slated for a Christmas 2020 Lionsgate release.
Gruich has a B.A. in forensic psychology and is an 18-year police veteran, holding the rank of Lieutenant. He prides himself in the ability to translate years' worth of law enforcement experience, specifically, in dealing with true human trauma, to the characters he fictionalizes on the page. With each and every script, Gruich slices away a piece of his heart, injecting his real-world personal experiences into the characters he creates, resulting in palpable, relatable people who pop off the page. Gruich is known for his biting voice and stark authenticity in the execution of each and every script he pens. Gruich's true passion has always been in feature script-writing, and he maintains an uncompromising dedication to the craft.
Gruich is a current member of the Writers Guild of America, East and is repped by Scott Stoops of Good Fear Content.