Daniel Espinosa

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Daniel Espinosa
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Espinosa in 2013
Jorge Daniel Espinosa

(1977-03-23) 23 March 1977 (age 45)
Stockholm, Sweden
OccupationFilm director
film producer
Years active2000–present

Jorge Daniel Espinosa (born 23 March 1977) is a Swedish film director from Trångsund, Stockholm, of Chilean origin.[1]

Early life[edit]

He attended the National Film School of Denmark and graduated in 2001.[1]


His third feature film, Easy Money, was the Swedish film with the most admissions in Sweden in 2010.[2] Espinosa was in talks about directing the film adaptation of Assassin's Creed[3] but was ultimately replaced by Justin Kurzel. He directed the superhero film Morbius.[4][5]



Year English title Original title Country Notes
2003 The Boxer Bokseren Denmark Student short film
2004 Babylon Disease Babylonsjukan Sweden
2007 Outside love Uden for kærligheden Denmark
2010 Easy Money Snabba Cash Sweden
2012 Safe House United States
2015 Child 44 US/UK/Cz/Ro/Ru
2017 Life United States
2022 Morbius United States
2022 The Anarchists Vs ISIS United States also producer[6]


  1. ^ a b "Daniel Espinosa". Swedish Film Database (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  2. ^ Roger, Susanne (19 January 2011). "Tre filmer tävlar om publikens röster". Filmnyheterna (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  3. ^ "SAFE HOUSE Director Daniel Espinosa in Talks to Helm ASSASSIN'S CREED". AMC Theatres. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  4. ^ Tolsky, Andy (18 March 2022). "Morbius Director Says Pokémon Was An Inspiration For The Marvel Movie". ScreenRant. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  5. ^ Bergeson, Samantha (16 March 2022). "'Morbius' Director 'Got Scared' for Method Actor Jared Leto During Intense Scene: 'It Was a Bit Spooky'". IndieWire. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  6. ^ Kroll, Justin (23 March 2017). "Jake Gyllenhaal, 'Life' Director Daniel Espinosa to Reteam on 'The Anarchists vs ISIS'". Variety. Retrieved 23 March 2017.

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