Mark Steven Johnson is an American film director, writer, and producer. Johnson was born in Hastings, Minnesota and graduated from California State University, Long Beach. He has written and directed the two comic book based films Daredevil and Ghost Rider. His early writing credits are for the film Grumpy Old Men and its sequel Grumpier Old Men. Most recently he produced Grudge Match for Warner Bros. which will be released on Christmas 2013.