Director David R. Ellis Dies at 60

January 7
5:45 2013


SNAKES ON A PLANE director David R. Ellis has passed away at the age of 60 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Deadline has reported.

The cause of his death is not yet known.

Ellis away from his California home, on location prepping for his upcoming adaptation of the 1998 anime film KITE. The film was set to pair him with SNAKES star Samuel L. Jackson once again.

The actor-turned-stuntman was born on Sept. 10, 1952, in Los Angeles. Throughout his career as a stunt coordinator, he worked on THE MATRIX and the first installment in the HARRY POTTER series. As a director, he helmed such films as FINAL DESTINATION 2 and THE FINAL DESTINATION, ASYLUM, and SNAKES ON A PLANE.


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow