Louis Leterrier

Louis Leterrier to Direct Adaptation of Upcoming Joe Hill Novel ‘The Fireman’

by Britt Hayes January 8, 2016 @ 6:25 PM
William Morrow
He may not be as prolific as his father yet, but Stephen King’s son / fellow author Joe Hill is slowly getting there with a confident library including titles like Locke & Key, Horns and NOS4A2. Hill’s works are similarly ripe for adaptation, and further cementing his increasing popularity is Fox’s recent acquisition of the rights to his forthcoming novel, The Fireman, with Now You See Me director Louis Leterrier on on board to helm the adaptation.

‘Fast and Furious 8’ Will Be Directed by F. Gary Gray

by Britt Hayes October 6, 2015 @ 7:12 AM
Universal Pictures
With James Wan not returning to direct the next installment in the Fast and Furious franchise, Furious 8 is in desperate need of someone to sit behind the camera before Vin Diesel decides to just do the job himself. But it looks like Universal has narrowed their options down to just a few directors, each of them interesting choices in their own right.

‘Now You See Me’ Director Louis Leterrier Circling Shark Drama ‘In the Deep’

by Britt Hayes March 23, 2015 @ 7:18 PM
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Sony has been trying to find the right candidate to helm In the Deep, the upcoming film based on the acclaimed Black List script by Anthony Jaswinski about a young woman who faces off with a Great White shark while stranded in the ocean. The studio may have found their man in Louis Leterrier, the director of the Transporter films and Now You See Me — if it all works out, this might be a great change of pace for the director.

Sacha Baron Cohen's Bond-Style Spy Spoof, 'Grimsby,' Hires a Director

by Britt Hayes December 3, 2013 @ 12:12 PM
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As previously reported, Sacha Baron Cohen has been working on a James Bond-style spy spoof over at Paramount, and today we're pleased to relay that the project not only has a title, but a director as well. 'Now You See Me' helmer Louis Leterrier has been chosen to tackle this not-so-top-secret and -- judging by the talent involved -- hopefully very hilarious upcoming new job.

'Now You See Me 2' Nabs Louis Leterrier to Direct

by Damon Houx August 28, 2013 @ 7:31 PM
Now that summer is almost officially over, it's time to crown 'Now You See Me' as the biggest surprise hit of the summer. The film -- which wasn't based on a comic book, nor a sequel or prequel -- ended up making over a hundred million dollars domestically and nearly 300 worldwide. Lionsgate had already announced a follow up, but today director Louis Leterrier spilled that he will be returning to helm it.

'Now You See Me' Trailer: This Movie Looks Bonkers

by Damon Houx November 16, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
The trailer for 'Now You See Me' seems to suggest one crazy-ass movie. With a large and awesome ensemble cast, and a plot that seems to revolve around magicians who break into a break in Paris (while still in Vegas) only to give that money away... this could be awesome or terrible or terribly awesome or awesomely terrible. Hard to say.