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Jimmy Olsen
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Ian McShane
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Bryan Singer

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Bryan Singer

American film director, writer and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1965.

Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (12%), (9%)

Main connections: Superman Returns, Superman, Superman in film

Linked to: Warner Bros., West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, Jews, Miramax

 

Timeline


 

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Bryan Singer was born in 1965 add something


1978

He instead based "Returns" on his love of the 1978 film made by Richard Donner add something


1984

He attended West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South , graduating in 1984 add something

 

Singer, Class of 1984, and McQuarrie, Class of 1986, have recently joined together for the filming of Valkyrie, a controversial film about Colonel Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, the German Army officer who tried to do away with Hitler during World War II." For college, Singer studied filmmaking for two years at New York's School of Visual Arts and later transferred to the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles add something


1993

Sundance Film Festival - At the 1993 Sundance Film Festival the film was named as co-winner of the Grand Jury Prize add something

 

While attending the 1993 Sundance Film Festival, Singer and McQuarrie began discussing an idea that McQuarrie had for a story where "five criminals meet in a police line-up" add something


1995

Alien: Resurrection - In 1995, after the release of "The Usual Suspects", 20th Century Fox approached Bryan Singer to direct

 

The Usual Suspects - "The Usual Suspects" was screened at the 1995 Seattle International Film Festival, where Bryan Singer was *awarded Best Director and Kevin Spacey won for Best Actor

 

The Usual Suspects - "'The Usual Suspects"' is a 1995 American neo-noir film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie


1997

Brad Renfro - In 1997, he starred opposite Ian McKellen in "Apt Pupil", directed by Bryan Singer


1998

In 1998, Singer directed "Apt Pupil" from a screenplay written by Brandon Boyce, another of his friends add something

 

Jane Hamsher - Subsequently, Hamsher and Murphy co-produced two 1998 films, Brandon Boyce's screen adaptation "Apt Pupil", from the Stephen King "novella", directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, and David Schwimmer, and "Permanent Midnight", adapted by Jerry Stahl and David Veloz from Stahl's autobiographical novel and starring Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, and Elizabeth Hurley; and the 2001 thriller "From Hell", based on Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias' adaptation of the graphic novel "From Hell", by Alan Moore and


1999

Hugh Jackman - In 1999, Jackman was cast as Wolverine in Bryan Singer's "X-Men" , replacing Dougray Scott


 

Singer won the 2000 Saturn award for Best Direction for "X-Men" add something

 

X-Men (film) - Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Bryan Singer, Lauren_Shuler_Donner, Tom DeSanto, Avi Arad, The Secret Origin of The "X-Men", 2000, 20th Century Fox The themes of prejudice in the comic resonated with Singer

 

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind - In December 2000, Ben Stiller was in discussions to star as Chuck Barris, with Bryan Singer directing and Clooney still aboard


2001

Despite his enthusiasm, production delays caused by the September 11, 2001 attacks meant Singer had to drop out due to his commitment to direct "X-Men 2" add something

 

In early 2001, Singer was planning to direct "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" with Johnny Depp in the lead role, from Charlie Kaufman's script based on the Chuck Barris book of the same name add something

 

In late 2001, Singer was planning to help DeSanto produce a new "Battlestar Galactica" television series for Studios USA and the FOX network add something

 

Speaking to "Variety" in February 2001, Singer said he was "confident that the "Galactica" brand is a sleeping giant add something


2002

In 2002, having learned that Singer was a lifelong "Star Trek" fan, Patrick Stewart arranged for Singer to visit the set of "Star Trek Nemesis" and appear in the finished film as a Starfleet officer on the bridge of the "Enterprise" add something

 

In June 2002 filming began on "X2" in Canada with Singer again directing, this time from a screenplay written by David Hayter, Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty add something


2003

This resulted in the new "Battlestar Galactica" 2003 mini-series and 2004 television series add something

 

Aaron Stanford - Director Bryan Singer was impressed with Stanford's performance in "Tadpole", and cast him as Pyro in the 2003 blockbuster "X2", a sequel to "X-Men"

 

Bill Bixby - In 2003, while promoting "X2", Hugh Jackman mentioned in an interview on UK television morning talk show "This Morning" that he planned to make a biopic of Bill Bixby, that he had been drawn to the project by Bryan Singer and that it was a project he loved

 

X2 (film) - The Second Uncanny Issue of "X-Men": Making "X2", 2003, 20th Century Fox Bryan Singer researched various storylines of the "X-Men" comic book series


2004

On November 16, 2004, a new medical drama debuted on FOX called "House", with Singer attached as an executive producer add something

 

Superman in film - The studio hired Bryan Singer to take over the franchise in 2004, releasing "Superman Returns" in 2006, which starred newcomer Brandon Routh

 

Superman in film - Abrams lobbied for the chance to direct his script, but Warner Bros. replaced McG with Bryan Singer in July 2004, resulting in "Superman Returns"

 

McG - This eventually brought Bryan Singer on board in July 2004, resulting in "Superman Returns"


2005

"Superman Returns" was filmed in Australia in 2005, and was released on June 28, 2006 add something


2006

In late 2006, screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie presented to Singer a story that took place in World War II, "Valkyrie" add something

 

Lois Lane - Actress Kate Bosworth played Lois Lane in the 2006 Bryan Singer directed film "Superman Returns", opposite Brandon Routh as Superman/Clark Kent

 

Jon Peters - He subsequently served as producer for "Superman Returns", the 2006 movie directed by Bryan Singer and as executive producer for "Man of Steel", the 2013 movie directed by Zack Snyder

 

Jimmy Olsen - In Bryan Singer's 2006 movie "Superman Returns", Jimmy Olsen is portrayed by Sam Huntington, an older and more confident, yet goofier portrayal of the character who finds it difficult to get a good shot or get any photos published

 

Superman - In 2006, Bryan Singer directed the feature "Superman Returns", and in 2013, director Zack Snyder rebooted the film franchise with "Man of Steel"," "with an expected sequel to feature Batman

 

Sam Huntington - In 2006, Huntington starred as Jimmy Olsen in Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns"

 

John Williams - In 2006, "Superman Returns" was completed under Bryan Singer's direction, best known for directing the first two films in the "X-Men" series

 

Superman Returns - "'Superman Returns"' is a 2006 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer

 

Jack Larson - He and his co-star Noel Neill provided commentary on several "Adventures of Superman" episodes for the January 2006 DVD release of the 1953 season, and in 2006, he appears in Bryan Singer's film "Superman Returns" in a cameo role as "Bo the Bartender"; it was rumored prior to the film's release that his role would actually be Suicide Slum resident and Superman fan, Bibbo Bibbowski, a supporting character from the modern Superman comics

 

Superman Returns - In February 2006, four months before the release of "Superman Returns", Warner Bros. announced a mid-2009 theatrical release date for a sequel, with Bryan Singer reprising his directing duties

 

Superman in film - In February 2006, four months before the release of "Superman Returns", Warner Bros. announced a summer 2009 theatrical release date for a sequel, with Bryan Singer returning as director


 

Attending the 2007 Saturn awards along with "Superman Returns" writers Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris and producer Gil Adler, Singer stated that the story had been locked down, and the first draft would be completed near the end of 2007 add something

 

Upon finishing "Valkyrie" at the end of 2007, Singer was scheduled to jump directly into the upcoming Superman sequel, which was to begin filming around March 2008 add something

 

In March 2007, the duo brought the project directly to United Artists partners Paula Wagner and Tom Cruise, who immediately agreed to finance the film add something

 

Filming began on July 19, 2007 in Berlin, and the movie was released on December 25, 2008 add something

 

Milk (film) - In April 2007, the director sought to direct the biopic based on a script by Dustin Lance Black, while at the same time, director Bryan Singer was developing "The Mayor of Castro Street", which had been in development hell


2008

Erich Fellgiebel - He was portrayed by actor and comedian Eddie Izzard in the 2008 Bryan Singer thriller "Valkyrie"


2009

In February 2009, "Production Weekly" listed it as "in development" add something

 

In August 2009, Universal Pictures announced that Singer would direct and produce a big screen reimagining of the Battlestar Galactica television series of the late-1970s, which would not draw any material from the Syfy Channel reimagined series add something

 

On September 10, 2009, it was announced NBC has partnered with Bryan Singer and Bryan Fuller to adapt Augusten Burroughs's "Sellevision" into a series add something

 

Superman Returns - On May 3, 2009, almost three years after the debut of "Superman Returns", the Academy *award winning filmmaker and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino declared his appreciation for Bryan Singer's directorial work on "Superman Returns" and that he would write a 20-page review about "Superman Returns"

 

X-Men: First Class - Fox later approached Bryan Singer, director of "X-Men" and "X2", in October 2009


2011

Ralph Brown - In 2011 he filmed "I, Anna" with Gabriel Byrne and Charlotte Rampling, went on to work on "Jack The Giant Killer" directed by Bryan Singer, Tower Block in London, and "Stoker" in Nashville, the latter directed by Park Chan-Wook

 

The Dark Knight Rises - Shortly before Christmas of 2011, Christopher Nolan invited several prominent directors, including Edgar Wright, Michael Bay, Bryan Singer, Jon_Favreau, Eli Roth, Duncan Jones and Stephen Daldry, to Universal CityWalk's & IMAX theatre for a private screening of the first six minutes of "The Dark Knight Rises", which had been shot on IMAX film and edited from the original camera negative

 

Ian McShane - In March 2011, McShane was cast to play King Brahmwell in Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Slayer"


2012

By August 2012 the script was being rewritten, with Singer explaining that "It will exist, I think, quite well between the Glen Larson and Ron Moore universes" add something


2013

Ian McShane - In 2013, McShane played King Brahmwell in Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Slayer"

 

Gwen Humble - In 2013, McShane played King Brahmwell in Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Slayer"

 

Toby Regbo - In 2013, Regbo played John in drama-thriller film uwantme2killhim- directed by Andrew Douglas and produced by Bryan Singer

 

X-Men: Apocalypse - In December 2013, Bryan Singer announced "X-Men: Apocalypse" on the social networking service Twitter for a May 27, 2016 release


2014

In April 2014, Singer was accused in a civil lawsuit of sexual assault of a minor add something

 

On May 4, 2014, a new lawsuit was filed by attorney Jeff Herman on behalf of an anonymous British man add something

 

On May 22, 2014, Singer's attorney presented evidence to Federal District Judge Susan Oki Mollway stating that neither Singer nor Egan were in Hawaii at the time add something

 

In early August 2014, Egan sought to withdraw his lawsuit via a Request for Court Order of Dismissal, and asked that it be granted without prejudice or an award of costs or fees, in the interest of justice add something

 

In October 2014, it was confirmed he was expecting a child with actress Michelle Clunie add something

 

Michelle Clunie - In October 2014, it was confirmed that Clunie was expecting a child with film director, producer and screenwriter Bryan Singer


2015

The couple's first son, Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer, was born on January 5, 2015 add something

 

Havok (comics) - Despite Bryan Singer's prior assertion about the relationship between Alex and Scott, a May 2015 posting to Singer's Instagram account of a behind-the-scenes image from the filming of "Apocalypse" depicts a couple who are identified as the parents of both characters


2016

In November 2016, it was announced that Singer would direct in the upcoming Queen biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody" add something


2017

At the end of January 2017, Bryan Singer signed on to direct an action adventure pilot in the $X-Men (X-Men_(film)) Universe from 20th TV and Marvel Television which will be broadcast on Fox add something

 

Singer is currently directing "Bohemian Rhapsody", which began filming in September 2017 add something

 

In the wake of revelations regarding Harvey Weinstein's extensive history of sexual harassment and assault in October 2017, allegations against Singer were revived add something

 

On November 6, 2017, seven students at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, created a Change.org petition to remove Singer's name from the School's Division of Cinema and Media Studies add something

 

On December 4, 2017, Singer was fired from the film after rumors of on-set unprofessionalism and chaos, as well as a week's absence that caused production on the film to shut down add something

 

Singer was hired to direct "Bohemian Rhapsody", which began filming in September 2017, but was fired on December 4, 2017, due to multiple absences from the production and clashes with actor Rami Malek add something

 

On December 7, 2017, Cesar Sanchez-Guzman filed a lawsuit in Washington State against Singer, alleging that the director raped him in 2003 when he was 17 years old add something

 

Dexter Fletcher - On December 6, 2017, Fletcher was announced as Bryan Singer's replacement in the upcoming Queen biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody", to be released on December 25, 2018


2018

On June 12, 2018, despite this, Singer will still get directorial credit due to a Directors Guild of America ruling that only a sole director can receive credit add something

 

Dexter Fletcher - Fletcher replaced Bryan Singer as director of "Bohemian Rhapsody", a film about the band Queen, due for release in October 2018; due to DGA rules, he will be uncredited


2019

On January 23, 2019, Alex French and Maximililan Potter published an investigative report in "The Atlantic" in which four additional men alleged that Singer sexually assaulted them when they were underage add something