Tag Archives: Jan de Bont

John McTiernan back in the game to direct “Shrapnel”

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Just a few days after Jan De Bont inked a deal to end his seven-year sabbatical, now fellow action god John McTiernan is apparently back in the saddle as well. McTiernan, best known as ‘that guy who directed Die Hard’, is set to direct an original[...]

Live-action ‘Mulan’ starring Zhang Ziyi gets a director

HollywoodNews.com: The team behind the upcoming live-action English-language independent film adaptation of the story of Hua Mulan, the heroine who joins an all-male army, is getting down to business. Coming Soon reports that Jan de Bont, who has in the past directed “Lara Croft Tomb Raider”, “Speed”, and “Twister”, has[...]