José Molina, born in 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a screenwriter. He wrote the episodes "Trash" and "Ariel" for the American cult TV show Firefly , and multiple episodes for Dark Angel. Molina attended Yale University, where he successfully applied for a student internship with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences by submitting a spec script for Star Trek: The Next Generation. Molina has also worked on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, earning the 2006 American Latino Media Arts Award for "Outstanding Script for a Television Drama or Comedy" for the episode "Alien". More recently, he has written the episodes "Famous Last Words" and "Suicide Squeeze" for the television series Castle. In 2010, he was a co-executive producer on the first season of the Syfy original series Haven.
The Official Firefly Visual Companion #3, "Still Flying," released in May 2010, features a short story written by Molina.
The Vampire Diaries
- Season 4
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