Elmore Leonard wrote the novella Fire in the Hole which is the source material for FX's Justified.
Elmore John Leonard Jr. (born October 11, 1925), better known as Elmore Leonard, is an American novelist and screenwriter. His earliest published novels in the 1950s were westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures.
Among his best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk and Rum Punch, which was filmed as Jackie Brown. Leonard's short stories include ones that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T.
Leonard also co-wrote the Justified second season episodes, "The Moonshine War" and "The Spoil", the third season episode, "Thick as Mud", and the fourth season episode, "Money Trap", with Graham Yost, Dave Andron, Jon Worley and Chris Provenzano respectively
On August 20, 2013, Leonard died from complications following a stroke.
|1953||Three-Ten to Yuma||1957 - 3:10 to Yuma 2007 - 3:10 to Yuma|
|1955||The Captives||1957 - The Tall T|
|1970||The Moonshine War||Richard Quine|
|1972||Joe Kidd||John Sturges|
|1974||Mr. Majestyk||Richard Fleischer|
|1980||High Noon, Part II (TV)||Jerry Jameson|
|1985||Stick||Burt Reynolds||Joseph Stinson|
|1986||52 Pick-Up||John Frankenheimer||John Steppling|
|1987||The Rosary Murders||Fred Walton||William X. Kienzle & Fred Walton|
|Desperado (TV series)||Virgil W. Vogel|
|1989||Cat Chaser||Abel Ferrara||James Borelli|