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Olivier Megaton

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Full Name  Olivier Fontana
Years active  1996–present

Name  Olivier Megaton
Role  Director
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Born  6 August 1965 (age 50) (1965-08-06) France
Occupation  Director, screenwriter, editor
Movies  Taken 3, Taken 2, Colombiana, Transporter 3, The Red Siren
Similar People  Robert Mark Kamen, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Luc Besson, Leland Orser

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Olivier Megaton (born Olivier Fontana; 6 August 1965) is a French director, writer, and editor best known for directing The Red Siren, Transporter 3, Colombiana, and Taken 2, and Taken 3.

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Early life

Fontana was born in France, 20 years to the day after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and his choice of the artistic name, Megaton, was influenced by this. He grew up in a Paris banlieue, and after qualifying for a diploma in psychology, was active as an artist, including graffiti. After meeting music video director Jean-Baptiste Mondino, he started working in films.

Career

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Megaton has directed Exit, The Red Siren, Transporter 3, Taken 2, and Taken 3. Transporter 3 and Taken 2 received scores of 36% and 21%, respectively, on the critic-aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes. He was chosen to direct Mathilda, the sequel to Léon, but expressed the opinion that the film was unlikely to be made. He also served as a second unit director for the film Hitman.


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References

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