Guillermo Del Toro Gomez is a Mexican film director, producer, screenwriter and a novelist. He was born on 9th October 1964 in Mexico. From his teens, he developed an interest in filmmaking. He studied make-up and special effects for ten years and then formed his company, Necropia. He is also the co-founder of Guadalajara International Film Festival. He formed his production company in the name Tequila Gang.

He made his feature film debut in 1993 with the film ‘Cronos’. In 1997, he worked in ‘Mimic’. In 2001, he directed the Devil’s Backbone, which is claimed to be one of his acclaimed works. He was at the helm of Blade II (2002) that grossed more than $150 million worldwide. Next, he worked on another comic book adaptation ‘ Hellboy’ (2004) along with its sequel ‘Hellboy 2’ (2008). In 2006, he directed Pan’s Labyrinth and the movie became a top-grossing foreign film to get released in the U.S. It ended up being nominated for the Oscars for the best Foreign language film. It also received five other Oscar nods as well, winning it for art direction, makeup, and cinematography.

In 2013, he came up with a mega budget movie Pacific Rim, a sci-fi monster movie. In addition to directing films, Del Toro produced several movies such as Kung Fu Panda 2, The Orphanage, ‘Mama’ and Julia’s Eyes. He was the chosen one to direct the Hobbit sequels, but he pulled out due to production problems. In 2015, he was back with his horror movie Crimson Peak. In 1986, Del Toro married Lorenza Newton, and they have two daughters- Mariana and Marisa. Future projects of Del Toro are ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Drood’. Del Toro also has interest towards video games, and he expressed that he will be releasing video games soon.

David Ayer English Actor

David Ayer

David Ayer is an America based director, producer and scriptwriter. He marks his birthdate as 18 January 1968. The 48-year old talented celebrity was born in Illinois and was raised in two different places, Minnesota, and Maryland. It is alleged that the celebrity was made to leave the house in his teenage by his parents in Maryland. After this incidence in life, he lived with his cousin in Los Angeles. He says that the experiences that happened to him in this time inspired him to do many movies. Later he joined United States Navy as the submariner. He is a strict follower of Christianity. David is known to be a keen and observant director who uses real life incidences and experiences of him in his screen play. As his experience in United States Navy inspired him to ‘Squids’ and ‘U-571’. He was seen writing for famous series of movies such as The Fast and the Furious (2001) and Dark Blue (thriller crime). His research into police department inspired him to write and produce Training Day. The success of these movies thrust him into signing the contract for writing the screenplay for S.W.A.T(2003) Directed by Clark Johnson. After script writing and production, he made it into direction with the movie Harsh Times which show cased the hardship of people to live a normal life. Later on, he directed a crime based thriller called ‘Street Kings.’ He marked his career with many movies after this like ‘End of Watch’, directed and written by him starring Jake Gyllenhaal; ‘Sabotage,’ a crime based thriller having Arnold Schwarzenegger in the lead. He has also written and directed Suicide Squad based on a comic book by DC Comics. This celebrity has also been into many controversies due to his film U-571, later he gave justification the movie was just an elaboration to give a strong story line and clarified things in front of the media.

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Jon Poll

Jon Poll is an American Film Director, Producer, and Editor who was born in the year 1958 in the United States of America. He has his parents as Gladys Poll and Martin Poll. His Father, Martin Poll was a known producer of American films and Television Series and had received much appreciation for his work. Martin Poll took his last breath on 14th of April in 2012 in the City of New York when he was of 89 years of age. Jon Poll is one of his three sons. Jon ventured into the film industry in 1982 when he started working as an editor. Jon completed his graduation from the Film School of the University of Southern California in the year of 1981. After which, he went on to become a film editor. From 1982 till 2004, Jon has worked on the editing of almost 20 movies some of which were “Fire Birds” in 1990, “Austin Powers: The Spy who shagged me” in 1999, “Austin Power in Goldmember” in 2002, “Scary Movie 3”, etc. He also put on the hat of a producer and co-produced many films like “Meet the Fockers”. He was also the co-producer of shows like “Indiana”, “TV 101” and “Eerie”. In 2005, for the film “The 40-year Old Virgin”, he played the role of an Executive Producer. In 2007, he became a director for “Charlie Bartlett” which was of Teen Comedy genre. He pitched himself to the producers of the film because of his interest in the screenwriter Gustin Nash’s work on the film adaptation of a 1993 C.D. Payne’s Novel titled “Youth in Revolt”. Nash impressed him so much that when his fellow director Jay Roach (with whom he has worked on almost half a dozen films) informed him of his backing out of directing Nash’s work on Charlie Bartlett, Jon took it as an opportunity to work with him. In 2009, Jon worked as a co-producer on a mockumentary of Sacha Baron Cohen which was titled “Bruno”.

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Jon Poll English Actor