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Zack Snyder in June 2013
Zachary Edward Snyder
March 1, 1966
Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer and actor|
Dawn of the Dead,
Man of Steel,
Justice League (Snyder Cut)
|Spouse(s)||Deborah Snyder (September 25, 2004–present)|
After making his career debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead, he gained wide recognition with the 2007 box office hit 300, adapted from writer-artist Frank Miller's Dark Horse Comics miniseries of 300, and later went on to direct the 2009 superhero film Watchmen, an adaptation of the Watchmen a comic book of the same name. He is the co-founder of Cruel and Unusual Films, a production company he established in 2004, alongside his wife Deborah Snyder and producing partner Wesley Coller.
His first family film was the 2010 animated family adventure film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, based on the first three books of the series by Kathryn Lasky. He directed Sucker Punch.
In recent years, he directedMan of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. After Joss Whedon replaced him in Justice League, fans petitioned Warner Bros. to release Snyder's version of the movie. In May 2020, his version, titled Zack Snyder's Justice League, will be released in 2021.
Snyder was born on March 1, 1966 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He has been married to Deborah Snyder since 2004.
|2004||Dawn of the Dead||Yes||No||No||Universal Pictures|
|2007||300||Yes||No||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2009||Watchmen||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures|
|2010||Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2011||Sucker Punch||Yes||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2013||Man of Steel||Yes||No||No||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2013||Army of the Dead||No||Yes||Yes||Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2014||300: Rise of an Empire ||Yes||Yes||TBC|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2017||Wonder Woman||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2017||Justice League||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2021||Zack Snyder's Justice League||Yes||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures and HBO Max|
- "Tomorrow" performed by Morrissey (1992)
- "World Class Fad" performed by Paul Westerberg (1993)
- "I Know" performed by Dionne Farris (1994)
- "Walk This World" performed by Heather Nova (1995)
- "Desolation Row" performed by My Chemical Romance (2009)
- Zack Snyder Biography at Tribute.ca
- Kit, Borys (May 22, 2017). "Zack Snyder Steps Down From 'Justice League' to Deal With Family Tragedy". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/zack-snyder-steps-down-justice-league-deal-family-tragedy-1006455. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
- comingsoon.net (May 10, 2013). "300 Rise of an Empire". comingsoon.net. http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=46423. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
- "Tomatometer Rating of ''300: Rise of an Empire''". Rottentomatoes.com. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/300_rise_of_an_empire/. Retrieved 2013-06-26.