Louis Leterrier

Though Parisian director Louis Leterrier has only been making motion pictures for less than a decade, each production has been an action-packed blockbuster hit. He grew up in a film oriented family with a director ... Read more »
Born: 06/17/1973

Filmography

Director (6)

Grimsby 2016 (Movie)

(Director)

Now You See Me 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Clash of the Titans 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

The Incredible Hulk 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

The Transporter 2 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

Unleashed 2005 (Movie)

(Director)
Art Department (1)

The Transporter 2002 (Movie)

Artistic Director (Art Director)
Producer (1)

Wrath of the Titans 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Production Management (1)

Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra 2002 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Other (2)

The Messenger: the Story of Joan of Arc 1999 (Movie)

(Production Assistant)

Le Fils du Mekong 1992 (Movie)

apprentice director (Apprentice)

Biography

Though Parisian director Louis Leterrier has only been making motion pictures for less than a decade, each production has been an action-packed blockbuster hit. He grew up in a film oriented family with a director father and costume designer mother. After studying film at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Leterrier returned to his homeland and found himself as a production assistant for "Alien Resurrection". After completing various production roles on movie sets, Leterrier's directorial debut was "The Transporter", starring Jason Statham as a malicious French mercenary. The action movie was a blockbuster sensation in Europe and sparked two additional sequels. His next career move was directing Jet Li in the martial arts thriller "Unleashed", also starring Morgan Freeman. The fast-paced picture was welcomed with positive reviews worldwide. After a brief hiatus, Leterrier made his entrance into American cinema by directing his first comic book blockbuster "The Incredible Hulk". The movie was a commercial triumph and affirmed Leterrier as a reputable director for the action genre. "Clash of the Titans" in 2010 earned over $490 million in box office revenue and was Leterrier's first taste in the fantasy genre. Though the film received mixed reviews by critics, it helped him become an established filmmaker for American audiences.

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