According to Variety, The Da Vinci Code movie grossed $758 million worldwide in 2006, while last year's Angels & Demons came in at $486 million.
Knight replaces Akiva Goldsman, the writer for the first two films, and the most expensive screen writer in Hollywood. A relative newcomer to the big budget film world, Knight can't help but bring something fresh to the series. In 2006, he penned the wonderful Amazing Grace, about British slave abolitionist William Wilberforce. Better, he was a writer for Britain's Frankie Howerd back in the 1990s.
No, it's not THAT Stephen Knight.