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Shane Black

Shane Black [4]


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Born:December 16, 1961 (55)
Filmography Rating:6.76 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.52 / 10
Amazon Rating:3.90 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:68.34%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Predator [1987](26) => Hawkins
RoboCop 3 [1993](32) => Donnelly
Last Action Hero [1993](32) => Writer
Iron Man 3 [2013](52) => Writer / Director

Trivia that mentions this person:
AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem [2007]
  • At the cemetery sequence, the man with a gun stands in front of a tombstone with the name "HAWKINS" on it. Hawkins was one of the soldiers of Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger) on the first Predator movie, played by Shane Black, today a screenwriter ([Lethal Weapon] franchise) and director (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang).
    Iron Man 2 [2010]
  • Writer Shane Black recommended that Tony Stark's characterization be inspired by [?] J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who led the team that developed the atomic bomb. After witnessing his creation's destructive potential, Oppenheimer defamed himself as "the Destroyer of Worlds" and sank into depression.
    Iron Man 3 [2013]
  • Shane Black admitted that Jon Favreau gave him tips and advice during filming (for which he was very grateful and thankful) though noted that this film would have a "different feel" from the other two.
    Spectre [2015]
  • Ang Lee, Tom Hooper, David Yates, [?] Danny Boyle, Shane Black, Christopher Nolan, and [?] Nicolas Winding Refn, were all considered to direct before Sam Mendes agreed to return after directing Skyfall. Regarding Nolan, associate producer Gregg Wilson has said: "Christopher Nolan would be a 'dream' choice for a future Bond director. We would of course be interested to have a discussion with him. We would like to do the same type of movie. It would be a dream to be with Nolan. But we always have an open mind when it comes to directors."