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David Fincher

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David Fincher

American film and music video directoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1962.

Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (15%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Game (1997 film), The Social Network, Brad Pitt

Linked to: National Board of Review, Nine Inch Nails, Only, The Rolling Stones

 

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David Fincher was born in 1962 add something


1969

Inspired by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Fincher began making movies at age eight with an 8 mm camera. add something


1983

He was later hired by Industrial Light & Magic in 1983, where he worked on productions for Twice Upon a Time, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. add something


1984

In 1984, he left ILM to direct a commercial for the American Cancer Society, that would show a fetus smoking a cigarette. add something


1985

This quickly brought Fincher to the attention of producers in Los Angeles and he was given the chance to direct the documentary The Beat of the Live Drum featuring Rick Springfield in 1985. add something


1988

Angus Wall - Wall's relationship with the director David Fincher extends back to 1988, when Wall entered the entertainment industry

 

Elijah Wood - Wood modeled and did local commercials before moving with his family to Los Angeles in 1988, where he got his first break in the video for Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl", directed by David Fincher, followed by a pivotal role in TV film "Child in the Night" and a minor role in "Back to the Future Part II" as a boy playing video games in the 80s Cafe


1989

Express Yourself (Madonna song) - The music video was directed by David Fincher and filmed in April 1989, at Culver Studios in Culver City, California


1990

Linda Manz - Her only remaining roles were a handful in the late 1990s, including a small role in David Fincher's "The Game", and a larger one in Harmony Korine's "Gummo" in 1997, playing the mother of one of the main characters

 

Carroll Baker - In 1990, she played a villainess in the Arnold Schwarzenegger film "Kindergarten Cop", which she filmed in Oregon, and later appeared in a supporting role alongside Michael Douglas in David Fincher's acclaimed 1997 thriller "The Game"


1993

Who Is It (Michael Jackson song) - Directed by David Fincher, the music video for "Who Is It" was released in 1993

 

Charles S. Dutton - Dutton co-starred in "Alien 3", the debut film of director David Fincher, co-starred in 1993's "Rudy"


1995

Walker wrote Fincher's 1995 thriller Seven, did uncredited rewrites for Fight Club and The Game and made a cameo appearance in Panic Room. add something

 

Daniel Zacapa - He played the role of Detective Taylor in the 1995 David Fincher film, "Seven"

 

Seven (film) - "'Seven"' is a 1995 American thriller film written by Andrew Kevin Walker, directed by David Fincher, and distributed by New Line Cinema


1996

Jamie Babbit - In 1996, after working on "If These Walls Could Talk", where she met her future partner Andrea Sperling, Babbit got a job as script supervisor on David Fincher's film "The Game"


1997

Deborah Kara Unger - In 1997 Unger starred with Michael Douglas in the critically and financially successful psychological thriller film "The Game" directed by David Fincher

 

The Game (1997 film) - "'The Game"' is a 1997 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn, and produced by Propaganda Films and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment


1999

Richard Dyer - In 1999 the British Film Institute commissioned Dyer to write a book about David Fincher's 1995 film "Seven" as part of its "BFI Modern Classics" series

 

Brad Pitt - In 1999, Pitt portrayed Tyler Durden, an uncompromising and charismatic individual, in Fight Club, a film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel of the same name, directed by David Fincher.

 

Fight Club (novel) - In 1999, director David Fincher adapted the novel into a film of the same name, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton

 

Fight Club (novel) - In 1999, screenwriters Jim Uhls, August 1996 Olsen, and co-producers Conor Strait and Aaron Curry joined director David Fincher

 

Chuck Palahniuk - In 1999, three years after the novel's publication, the film adaptation by director David Fincher was released


2000

Spider-Man (2002 film) - Directors Roland Emmerich, Tim Burton, Chris Columbus, and David Fincher were considered to direct the project before Raimi was hired as director in 2000

 

Catch Me If You Can - By April 2000, David Fincher was attached to direct over the course of a few months, but dropped out in favor of "Panic Room"


2001

Arthur C. Clarke - The film was to be produced by Freeman's production company, Revelations Entertainment, and David Fincher has been touted on Revelations' "Rama" web page as far back as 2001 as the film's director


2002

In 2002, Fincher followed up with the thriller Panic Room. add something

 

Mission: Impossible III - In 2002, director David Fincher was slated to direct the next installment of the "Mission: Impossible" film series for a summer of 2004 release date

 

Jared Leto - Leto returned to acting in 2002 with the thriller "Panic Room", which marked his second teaming with director David Fincher

 

Panic Room - "'Panic Room"' is a 2002 American thriller film directed by David Fincher and written by David Koepp


2007

Jake Gyllenhaal - In 2007, Gyllenhaal starred in David Fincher's "Zodiac", which was based on a true story

 

John Getz - In 2007, he had a role in David Fincher's film "Zodiac"

 

Pell James - In 2007, she had a memorable scene in David Fincher's "Zodiac" as Zodiac Killer victim Cecelia Shepard

 

Zodiac Watches - The popular Zodiac Sea Wolf model was featured in the 2007 film "Zodiac", which was directed by David Fincher and was based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name

 

Zodiac (film) - "'Zodiac"' is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher and based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name


2008

In 2008, Fincher announced he was no longer making the film due to Freeman's health, but Freeman said in late 2010 that Fincher is "still part of the conversation. add something

 

Alexandre Desplat - In 2008, Desplat received his second Oscar nomination for David Fincher's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

 

House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - While finishing production on his 2008 film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", David Fincher's agent showed him "House of Cards", a BBC miniseries starring Ian Richardson


2009

An announcement was made on November 9, 2009 that Andrew Kevin Walker and David Fincher will re-team for the remake of the 1975 film The Reincarnation of Peter Proud. add something

 

G from a screenplay by Randall Wallace, but the 150-million project was terminated in early pre-production stage in November 2009. add something


2010

Fincher directed the 2010 film The Social Network, about the legal battles of Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook. add something

 

Max Minghella - In David Fincher's "The Social Network", the 2010 film about the origins of Facebook, he plays Divya Narendra, one of the Harvard upperclassmen who sues Mark Zuckerberg for stealing the idea behind Facebook

 

Rooney Mara - Mara appeared in the 2010 film "The Social Network" by David Fincher, as Erica Albright and which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake

 

Trent Reznor - Reznor collaborated with Atticus Ross to compose the score for David Fincher's "The Social Network", a 2010 drama film about the founding of Facebook

 

Atticus Ross - On 1 July 2010, Trent Reznor announced he and Ross were scoring David Fincher's new film "The Social Network"

 

Daniel Craig - In August 2010, Craig was cast as crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist in David Fincher's 2011 adaptation of Stieg Larsson's novel "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"


2011

Steven Berkoff - Berkoff portrayed Dirch Frode, attorney to Henrik Vanger , in David Fincher's 2011 adaptation of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", opposite Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig

 

Mia Wasikowska - Though she was one of many names shortlisted for the role of Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's 2011 adaptation of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", she declined to audition for the part due to the time commitment involved with the production

 

Tom Hooper - In February 2011, he was presented with the Academy *award for Best Director, though lost the BAFTA *award for Best Direction to David Fincher

 

Tom Hooper (director) - In February 2011, he was presented with the Academy *award for Best Director, though lost the BAFTA *award for Best Direction to David Fincher


2012

The show will be called House of Cards and will air in late 2012. add something

 

In January 2012, it was announced that Sony Pictures was "moving forward" with the adaptation of The Girl Who Played with Fire, with Zaillian in the early stage of scripting it for a planned release in late 2013. add something

 

Carrie Coon - She later made her film debut in "Gone Girl", based on the 2012 novel of same name and directed by David Fincher


 

On January 26th, 2014 he won the Grammy Award for Best Music Video for 'Suit & Tie' at the 56th Annual Grammy awards add something

 

Lisa Banes - In 2014 she appeared in David Fincher's "Gone Girl" as Marybeth Elliott, mother of Amy Elliott


2015

He was to handle the directing and writing duties for the first season of & HBO's adaptation of "Utopia", a British television series, but budget disputes between HBO and Fincher led to the project being cancelled in July 2015 add something

 

In August 2015, budget disputes between Fincher and the network halted production of "Utopia", and consequently all three projects were dropped altogether add something


2016

The Social Network - His films "Zodiac and "The Social Network" are ranked in BBC's 2016 poll of the greatest motion pictures since 2000 add something

 

Jonathan Groff - In March 2016, it was announced Groff was starring in "Mindhunter", an upcoming Netflix series executive produced by David Fincher and Charlize Theron, based on the book "Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit"

 

World War Z (film) - In August 2016, "Variety" reported that the film was not yet in production and that David Fincher had entered negotiations to be the director


2017

Paramount Studios chief Jim Gianopulos said in June 2017 that a sequel to "World War Z" was "in advanced development" with director Fincher and star Brad Pitt add something

 

Joe Penhall - In 2017, Penhall created the Netflix series Mindhunter, directed by David Fincher

 

World War Z (film) - On June 24, 2017, David Fincher was confirmed by Paramount as the director of the sequel, with Brad Pitt returning to his role


2018

Filming was slated to start in the Fall of 2018 add something

 

In April 2018, it was revealed that filming will not begin in 2018 as Fincher focuses on his TV-series "Mindhunter" add something

 

In October 2018, producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner confirmed that filming would begin in June 2019 with Fincher still attached to direct add something


2019

However, the project received second life at Amazon, with the streamer ordering the project to series with a 2019 release add something

 

However, in February 2019, the project was reportedly cancelled by Paramount add something

 

Andrew Dominik - Next, Dominick is joining David Fincher for season 2 of TV-series Mindhunter, which will debut in early 2019 on Netflix