ZACK SNYDER (Director / Story)
Zack Snyder is best known for his meticulous attention to detail and fine art aesthetic, cementing his unique and vivid style on each of his projects. He produces through his Warner Bros.-based shingle Cruel & Unusual Films, which he co-founded with wife and producing partner, Deborah Snyder.
Snyder is currently developing a wide range of projects under the Cruel & Unusual banner, including “The Last Photograph.” The film will follow two men and the photograph that inspires them to travel to war-torn Afghanistan.
Recently, Snyder co-wrote the story for and produced the critically acclaimed “Wonder Woman,” which broke multiple box-office records and has made over $800 million worldwide. Patty Jenkins directed the film, starring Gal Gadot. Already announced is the sequel, set for release December 13, 2019. Snyder produces also “Aquaman,” set for release in 2018.
BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
Snyder also directed “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” starring Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Momoa, produced by Deboroah Snyder. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” grossed over $800 million dollars at the worldwide box office. Snyder’s first DC Comics film, “Man of Steel,” earned over $650 million worldwide.
Snyder served as executive producer on David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad,” starring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman and Margot Robbie. The film broke the record for biggest August opening weekend, bringing in $133 million and eventually grossed over $740 million worldwide.
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE
Snyder produced and co-wrote the blockbuster “300: Rise of an Empire” (2014). Noam Murro was the director. The movie is the sequel of “300” (2007). Snyder wrote and directed.
Together, “300” and “300: Rise of an Empire” grossed nearly $800 million worldwide. Snyder previously directed action fantasy “Sucker Punch,” animated adventure “Legend of the Guardians: the Owls of Ga’Hoole,” zombie film “Dawn of the Dead,” and “Watchmen,”, based on the seminal graphic novel of the same name.