Zack Snyder in June 2013
|Born||Zachary Edward Snyder
March 1, 1966
Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer and actor|
|Notable works||Sucker Punch,
Dawn of the Dead,
Man of Steel
|Spouse||Deborah Snyder (September 25, 2004–present)|
Career[change | change source]
After making his career debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead, he gained wide recognition with the 2007 box office hit 300, adapted from writer-artist Frank Miller's Dark Horse Comics miniseries of 300, and later went on to direct the 2009 superhero film Watchmen, an adaptation of the Watchmen a comic book of the same name. He is the co-founder of Cruel and Unusual Films, a production company he established in 2004, alongside his wife Deborah Snyder and producing partner Wesley Coller.
His first family film was the 2010 animated family adventure film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, based on the first three books of the series by Kathryn Lasky. His most recent film is Sucker Punch, which he directed and co-wrote. He has also been hired by Warner Bros. to direct a reboot of the Superman film series titled Man of Steel.
Personal life[change | change source]
Snyder was born on March 1, 1966 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He has been married to Deborah Snyder since 2004.
Movies[change | change source]
|2004||Dawn of the Dead||Yes||No||No||Universal Pictures|
|2007||300||Yes||No||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2009||Watchmen||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures|
|2010||Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2011||Sucker Punch||Yes||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2013||Man of Steel||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2013||Army of the Dead||No||Yes||Yes||Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2014||300: Rise of an Empire ||Yes||Yes||TBC|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
Music videos[change | change source]
- "Tomorrow" performed by Morrissey (1992)
- "World Class Fad" performed by Paul Westerberg (1993)
- "I Know" performed by Dionne Farris (1994)
- "Walk This World" performed by Heather Nova (1995)
- "Desolation Row" performed by My Chemical Romance (2009)
References[change | change source]
- Zack Snyder Biography at Tribute.ca
- comingsoon.net (May 10, 2013). "300 Rise of an Empire". comingsoon.net. http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=46423. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
- "Tomatometer Rating of ''300: Rise of an Empire''". Rottentomatoes.com. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/300_rise_of_an_empire/. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
Other websites[change | change source]
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