Tuesday, 8 January 2013

'Snakes on a Plane' director David R. Ellis, 60, dies

Director David Ellis has died today. He was best known for Snakes on a Plane, The Final Destination and Cellular.
Mr Ellis who was 60 died suddenly early morning in Los Angeles, the cause of death is still unknown.Born in Los Angeles on September 10, 1952, Ellis started out in Hollywood as an actor and then stuntman and stunt coordinator. In 1986, Ellis moved on to second unit directing, helming the action sequences on films such as Waterworld, The Matrix Reloaded and Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone. His first directing job was on the Disney film Homeward Bound 2: Lost In San Franciscoin 1996. Final Destination 2 followed in 2003, with Cellular in 2004 and Snakes On A Plane in 2006. He went on to direct Asylum in 2008, The Final Destinationin 2009 and Shark Night 3D in 2011. Below we have posted some trailers of some of his films. 

RIP David R Ellis 1952-2013

Source of news DEADLINE


  1. There's some enjoyable films on that list. RiP Mr Ellis

  2. R.I.P David R. Ellis, I loved The Final Destination.