Billy Ray is an American director and a screenwriter. He started writing for movies and television in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written for Hart’s War and Volcano. He was one of the writers and creators of the fictional show Earth 2. Later on the 10th of August, 2015, he announced that he will be writing screenplay for Martin Scorses’s The Devil in the White City. The film will star
. It was in 2003 that he began writing and directing. He did his directorial debut with Shattered Glass, which was based on the real story of Stephen Glass, who had a strange habit of fabricating many stories. Billy Ray directed and co-wrote Breach, and it tells the story of an FBI Agent, Robert Hanssen, who was convicted of spying for Russia. The story later ends with the testimony of an assistant, Eric O’Neill. He has also written the screenplay for The Hunger Games, 2012 Blockbuster, which got nominated for the Academy Awards. Secret in their Eyes was a 2015 thriller film directed and written by Billy. It was based on a novel titled originally El Secreto De Sus Ojos by author, Juan Jose. The film stars eminent actors like
. Secret in their Eyes got good reviews from the critics. Another credible movie of Billy Ray is 2012 science fiction The Hunger Games.
It is based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. The film stars
, Lenny Kravitz,
. The movie’s plot revolves around the situation in a nation called Panem, which arises after the apocalypse. Girls and boys, aged between 12 and 18 take part in a television event ‘Hunger Games’. It got awesome reviews from all critics and was considered more sophisticated than Harry Potter and Twilight. Billy Ray had also written screen play for State of Play (2009), an American British French Political thriller, which was an adaptation of a British TV Series aired on BBC in the year 2003. The film revolves around the story of a journalist and his probe into the sudden death of a woman. It is inspired by the relationship between the press and politicians. Hart’s War is another film of Billy Ray. It is a 2002 thriller movie based on the second world war. Unfortunately, it didn’t work that well at the box office and was rated average by the critics.