1968 (age 46–47)
Robert Schwentke (born 1968) is a German film director best known for the films and Tattoo . Flightplan
Life and career [ edit ]
Schwentke was born in Stuttgart, Germany. He graduated from Los Angeles film school,
Columbia College Hollywood (CCH), in 1992.
He directed two feature films in Germany, the thriller
and the comedy Tattoo , the latter a semi-autobiographical film about a man being treated for Eierdiebe testicular cancer, a disease he had been diagnosed with and survived himself in 1995. [1 ]
Schwentke directed 2009's
, based on the best-selling novel, and starring The Time Traveler's Wife Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams.
Summit Entertainment optioned , the 2003 graphic novel thriller by writer Red Warren Ellis and artist Cully Hamner, as a feature film. Schwentke directed the film, Red, from a script by screenwriters Whiteout Erich and Jon Hoeber, and the adaptation was produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian of . Transformers Principal photography began in January 2010 in Toronto and Louisiana with stars [2 ] Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman. [3 ]
Schwentke directed the action-comedy crime film
, based on the comic book R.I.P.D. Rest in Peace Department by Peter M. Lenkov. The film starred Ryan Reynolds as Nick Walker and [4 ] Jeff Bridges as Roycephus Pulsipher. [5 ] R.I.P.D. was released on July 19, 2013 in the United States by Universal Pictures. He directed [6 ] , the sequel to The Divergent Series: Insurgent , which was released on March 20, 2015. He will direct Divergent of Part 1 , the two-part finale to the series, with a script by Allegiant Noah Oppenheim. [7 ]
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