DCEU: Potential Directors

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1. David Leitch

Actor | Deadpool 2

David Leitch is a billion dollar film director, actor, stuntman, writer, producer, and stunt coordinator. He co-directed John Wick (2014) with Chad Stahelski, which he also served as producer. David directed Atomic Blonde (2017) starring Charlize Theron. David also directed the box office smash and...

2. Matthew Vaughn

Producer | Kick-Ass

Matthew Vaughn is an English film producer and director. He is known for producing such films as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000) and for directing the crime thriller, Layer Cake (2004), the fantasy epic, Stardust (2007), the superhero comedy, Kick-Ass (2010), and the ...

3. Ric Roman Waugh

Director | Felon

Ric Roman Waugh was born on February 20, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Felon (2008), Shot Caller (2017) and Angel Has Fallen (2019). He has been married to Tanya Ballinger since September 24, 2005. They have two children.

4. Patrick Hughes

Director | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Patrick Hughes is a director and writer, known for The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), Red Hill (2010) and The Expendables 3 (2014).

5. Duncan Jones

Director | Moon

Duncan Jones was born on May 30, 1971 in Bromley, Kent, England as Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones. He is a director and writer, known for Moon (2009), Source Code (2011) and Mute (2018). He has been married to Rodene Ronquillo since November 6, 2012. They have two children.

6. Noam Murro

Director | 300: Rise of an Empire

Noam Murro was born on August 16, 1961 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a director and producer, known for 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Watership Down (2018) and Smart People (2008).

7. Antoine Fuqua

Producer | The Magnificent Seven

Antoine Fuqua is an American film director, known for his work in the film Training Day as well as The Replacement Killers, Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest, Olympus Has Fallen and The Equalizer.

He has directed music videos for such artists as Arrested Development, Prince, ...

8. Marielle Heller

Director | The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Marielle Heller is a writer, director and actor. She was selected as a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Fellow and 2012 Sundance Directing Fellow, and was honored with the Lynn Auerbach Screenwriting Fellowship, and The Maryland Film Festival Fellowship. Her writing credits include pilots for ABC and ...

9. Steven S. DeKnight

Writer | Pacific Rim: Uprising

Steven S. DeKnight was born in Millville, New Jersey, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Spartacus (2010) and Jupiter's Legacy (2021). He is married to Jaime Slater.

10. Guy Ritchie

Director | Sherlock Holmes

Guy Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on September 10, 1968. After watching Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as a child, Guy realized that what he wanted to do was make films. He never attended film school, saying that the work of film school graduates was boring and ...

11. James Mangold

Producer | Logan

James Mangold is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Films he has directed include Girl, Interrupted (1999), Walk the Line (2005), which he also co-wrote, the 2007 remake 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Wolverine (2013), and Logan (2017).

Mangold also wrote and directed Cop...

12. Gore Verbinski

Director | Rango

Gore Verbinski, one of American cinema's most inventive directors who was a punk-rock guitarist as a teenager and had to sell his guitar to buy his first camera, is now the director of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) which made the industry record for highest opening weekend of ...

13. Adrian Grunberg

Director | Rambo: Last Blood

Adrian Grunberg is an assistant director and director, known for Rambo: Last Blood (2019), Get the Gringo (2012) and Apocalypto (2006).

14. Doug Liman

Producer | Edge of Tomorrow

Doug Liman was born on July 24, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Swingers (1996) and Fair Game (2010).

15. Brian Kirk

Director | 21 Bridges

Brian Kirk was born in 1968 in Armagh, Ireland. He is a director and producer, known for 21 Bridges (2019), Game of Thrones (2011) and Luther (2010).

16. Louis Leterrier

Director | The Incredible Hulk

Louis Leterrier was born on June 17, 1973 in Paris, France. He is a director and producer, known for The Incredible Hulk (2008), The Brothers Grimsby (2016) and The Transporter (2002).

17. Dan Trachtenberg

Director | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Dan Trachtenberg is known for his work on 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), The Boys (2019) and Space Race.

18. F. Gary Gray

Director | Set It Off

F. Gary Gray was born on July 17, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Felix Gary Gray. He is a director and producer, known for Set It Off (1996), The Italian Job (2003) and The Negotiator (1998).

19. Christopher McQuarrie

Writer | The Usual Suspects

Christopher McQuarrie is an acclaimed producer, director and an Academy Award® winning writer. McQuarrie grew up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey and in lieu of college, he spent the first five years out of school traveling and working at a detective agency. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue...

20. Brad Peyton

Producer | Daybreak

Brad Peyton was born on May 27, 1978 in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He is a producer and writer, known for Daybreak (2019), Rampage (2018) and San Andreas (2015).

21. Travis Knight

Animation_department | Kubo and the Two Strings

Travis Knight was born on September 13, 1973 in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA as Travis Andrew Knight. He is known for his work on Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014).

22. Neill Blomkamp

Director | District 9

Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Chappie (2015). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child.

23. Marcus Nispel

Director | Friday the 13th

Marcus Nispel was born on May 26, 1963 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany. He is a director and producer, known for Friday the 13th (2009), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Pathfinder (2007).

24. Scott Cooper

Director | Crazy Heart

Scott Cooper was born in 1970 in Abingdon, Virginia, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Crazy Heart (2009), Out of the Furnace (2013) and Hostiles (2017).

25. Gary Shore

Director | Dracula Untold

Gary has built a reputation as a visual storyteller, having directed commercials for global brands such as Gatorade, Adidas, EDF, UGG, Guinness, Machine Zone, Samsung and collaborated with top agencies including TBWA/Chiat/Day Los Angeles, M&C Saatchi, 180 Amsterdam, Creature London, Young Euro ...

26. Camille Delamarre

Director | Last Call

Camille Delamarre was born on October 3, 1979. He is a director and editor, known for Last Call (2013), The Transporter Refueled (2015) and Brick Mansions (2014).

27. Pierre Morel

Director | Banlieue 13

Pierre Morel was born on May 12, 1964 in France. He is known for his work on District B13 (2004), Taken (2008) and Peppermint (2018).

28. Justin Lin

Producer | Furious 6

Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious 3-6 and Star Trek Beyond. He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True ...

29. Len Wiseman

Writer | Underworld

Filmmaker Len Wiseman's career began through his work in the art department on the blockbuster hits like Godzilla (1998), Men in Black (1997), and Independence Day (1996). His design talents soon got him behind the camera directing commercials for PlayStation, Time Warner, Oracle, Intel, and ...

30. Scott Derrickson

Writer | Doctor Strange

Scott Derrickson was born on July 16, 1966 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Doctor Strange (2016), Sinister (2012) and Deliver Us from Evil (2014).

31. Joseph Kosinski

Director | Top Gun: Maverick

Joseph Kosinski is a director whose uncompromising style has quickly made a mark in the filmmaking zeitgeist. His feature film debut, "Tron: Legacy" for Walt Disney Studios, grossed over $400 million worldwide and was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Sound Editing and a ...

32. Roar Uthaug

Director | Tomb Raider

Roar Uthaug is a Norwegian film director. He is best known for Tomb Raider (2018), The Wave (2015), Cold Prey (2006) and Escape (2012).

Uthaug was born in August 25, 1973. In 2002 he graduated from the Norwegian Film School. His directorial debut was Cold Prey/Fritt Vilt in 2006.

In 2018 he directed ...

33. Xavier Gens

Director | Frontière(s)

Xavier Gens was born on April 27, 1975 in Dunkerque, Nord, France. He is a director and assistant director, known for Frontier(s) (2007), The Divide (2011) and Cell (2016). He has been married to Mounia Meddour since 2005.

34. Donovan Marsh

Director | iNumber Number

Donovan Marsh is a director and writer, known for Avenged (2013), Dollar$ + White Pipes (2005) and Hunter Killer (2018).

35. Simon McQuoid

Director | Mortal Kombat

Is a native of Perth, Australia.

36. Jee-woon Kim

Director | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Jee-woon Kim was born on May 27, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Good the Bad the Weird (2008), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) and I Saw the Devil (2010).

37. Aleksander Bach

Director | Hitman: Agent 47

Aleksander Bach was born as a son of a Polish photographer in Lublin, Poland. He emigrated with his parents to Germany in the early 80's. He attended to the Düsseldorf Institute for Music and Media where he graduated in Audio and Video Engineering, Dipl. Ing. (FH) in 2006. In parallel he studied ...

38. Justin Simien

Writer | Dear White People

Justin Simien is a writer and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), Dear White People (2017) and Bad Hair (2020).



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