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Louis Leterrier

Louis Leterrier most recently directed the blockbuster The Incredible Hulk, based on the Marvel comic and starring Edward Norton, Tim Roth, Liv Tyler and William Hurt. Leterrier previously directed the high-octane actioner Transporter 2, co-written and produced by Luc Besson and starring Jason Statham in the title role. Leterrier also helmed Unleashed, starring Jet Li, Morgan Freeman and Bob Hoskins. A native of Paris, Leterrier developed a love for cinema at an early age, winning several awards for short films before turning 18 and leaving France to study film at New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. He worked as a production assistant or second assistant director on such films as Alien: Resurrection, directed by fellow countryman Jean-Pierre Jeunet; Luc Besson's historical epic The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc; and Asterix & Obelix Meet Cleopatra, adapted from the comic books and directed by Alain Chabat.

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Louis Leterrier Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdayJune 17, 1973 (44)
SignGemini
BirthplaceParis, France

Selected Filmography

The Incredible Hulk
Now You See Me
The Brothers Grimsby
Clash of the Titans
Transporter 1 and 2 Blu-ray
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