Rian Johnson

Date Of Birth:
17 December 1973
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The writer/director of 'Knives Out'
Rian Johnson wrote and directed 2019's Knives Out and was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay. A film school student from USC, Johnson's first feature, Brick, earned critical raves in 2005, and allowed him to keep on making movies. Critics loved his follow-up, The Bloom Brothers (2008, starring Adrien Brody), but it disappeared at the box office. Johnson bounced back with 2012's Looper, a time-travel action movie that starred Brick star Joseph Gordon-Levitt and featured Bruce Willis. Johnson has also worked in television, most notably directing three episodes of Breaking Bad, and by 2014, he was named to direct Star Wars: The Last Jedi (released in 2017).
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Star Wars is a series of films from George Lucas, dating back to 1977.

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