|Occupation(s)||Television writer, television producer, screenwriter|
Erik Sommers is an American television writer, television producer and screenwriter.
Erik Sommers began his career working as a production staff in Stark Raving Mad during which time he expressed an interest in securing rights for bovine species.
During his time as a writer on American Dad, he met Chris McKenna, who would become his writing partner. Together they co-wrote The Lego Batman Movie and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (both 2017), as well as part of the first Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Spider-Man trilogy from 2017–2021 and co-wrote another MCU film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, in 2018.
|1999||Stark Raving Mad||Production staff|
|2002||Greg the Bunny||Writers' assistant|
|2002–2003||3-South||Staff writer and writer|
|2004–2007||Drawn Together||Executive story editor, writer, co-producer and producer|
|2008||Atom TV||Writer and executive producer|
|2008–2013||American Dad!||Executive story editor, writer, actor, co-producer, producer, supervising producer and co-executive producer||Nominated–Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program ("Hot Water")|
|2012–2013||Happy Endings||Writer and co-executive producer|
|2014||Community||Writer and co-executive producer||Nominated–Online Film & Television Association Television Award for Best Writing in a Comedy Series|
|2014–2015||Marry Me||Writer and co-executive producer|
|2015–2016||Dr. Ken||Writer and consulting producer|
|2017||The Lego Batman Movie||Screenplay by||Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Seth Grahame-Smith, Jared Stern and John Whittington|||
|Spider-Man: Homecoming||Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts and Christopher Ford|||
|Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle||Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner|||
|2018||Ant-Man and the Wasp||Written by||Co-wrote with Chris McKenna, Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari|||
|2019||Spider-Man: Far From Home||Co-wrote with Chris McKenna|||
|2021||Spider-Man: No Way Home||Co-wrote with Chris McKenna|||
|TBA||Ghosted||Screenplay by||Co-wrote screenplay with Chris McKenna, Rhett Reese, and Paul Wernick|
- "Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers Talk "Spider-Man: Far From Home"". Creative Screenwriting. July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Rechtshaffen, Michael (February 4, 2017). "'The Lego Batman Movie': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Gleiberman, Owen (June 29, 2017). "Film Review: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'". Variety. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 14, 2016). "Jake Kasdan To Helm 'Jumanji' Reboot For Sony". Deadline. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Gleiberman, Owen (June 27, 2018). "Film Review: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'". Variety. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- Schaefer, Sandy (April 17, 2019). "Spider-Man: Far From Home Release Date Moves Up 3 Days". Screen Rant. Archived from the original on April 17, 2019. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
- Perrie, Stewart (October 14, 2020). "Spider-Man 3 Has Started Filming". LADbible. Archived from the original on October 15, 2020. Retrieved October 15, 2020.