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|Born:||October 9, 1964||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX||Profession:||Producer ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Made writing and directing debut with "Cronos"; first collaboration with Federico Luppi and Ron Perlman
Directed the American produced "Mimic"
Helmed vampire action film "Blade II" starring Wesley Snipes; again collaborated with Ron Perlman
Directed critically acclaimed gothic horror film "The Devil's Backbone"; again collaborated with Federico Luppi
Wrote and directed the comic book adaptation "Hellboy"; starred Ron Perlman in the title role
Garnered Academy Award nomination for original screenplay for "Pan's Labyrinth"; also directed
Produced Spanish film "The Orphanage"
Formed an independent production company with fellow Mexican filmmakers Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu
Signed a deal with Universal's Focus Features to finance and co-own five movies, which had combined budget of around $100 million
Helmed sequel "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" with Perlman in starring role
Co-wrote <i>The Strain</i> with thriller novelist Chuck Hogan
Produced Alejandro González Iñárritu's Spanish language film "Biutiful"
Executive produced and voiced several characters in "Shrek" (2001) spin-off "Puss in Boots"
Executive produced animated feature "Rise of the Guardians"
Co-wrote "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien; originally slated to direct; stepped down and replaced by Peter Jackson
Executive produced the horror movie "Mama"
Directed the big-budget sci-fi movie "Pacific Rim"
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