David Thompson



David is a writer for The Direct with a passion for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, A Galaxy Far, Far Away, and the DC Universe. He graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology where he studied Multiplatform Journalism. David loves to write, watch movies, produce podcasts, and is a major sports junkie.

David is a writer, editor, and podcast host at The Direct. He joined in November 2020 to cover the film industry, with a focus on Marvel, Star Wars, and DC. David's favorite subject to cover is the box office and the business side of Hollywood.

While working for The Direct, David worked as a high school English teacher from 2021-2023. He attended Florida Tech where he studied Multiplatform Journalism and worked as the Managing Editor of The Crimson newspaper during his junior year.

Follow David on Twitter (@daavidthompson) for his insightful, sarcastic, and silly tweets related to the universes he loves and the box office.

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