|Years active 1992–present|
Name Pierre Morel
|Born 12 May 1964 (age 51) (1964-05-12) France|
Occupation Film director, cinematographer
Notable work District 13 Taken From Paris with Love
Movies The Gunman, Taken, From Paris with Love, District 13, The Transporter
Similar People Jasmine Trinca, Luc Besson, Sean Penn, Jean‑Patrick Manchette, Cyril Raffaelli
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Pierre Morel (born 12 May 1964) is a French film director and cinematographer. His work include District 13, From Paris with Love and Taken.
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- Movie career
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After spending his formative years in cinema school, Morel debuted in 2000 as camera operator with the first Richard Berry's film L'Art (délicat) de la séduction.
The following year, he began a career as cinematographer, working with such directors as Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen, Nancy Meyers, Alek Keshishian, Luc Besson and Phillip Atwell. At the same time, he directed his first film District 13 in 2004, followed by Taken in 2008 and From Paris with Love, in 2010.
Morel was attached to Paramount's planned remake of Frank Herbert's Dune but left the project before it was cancelled. In 2015, he directed the action film The Gunman, starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and Idris Elba.