Jaume Collet-Serra biography

The Shallows Director

Jaume Collet-Serra

Date of Birth: March 23, 1974

In the early '90s, Jaume Collet-Serra moved from Barcelona, Spain to Los Angeles to attend film school. After graduating, he began his career as an editor. From there, he moved into directing music videos and then commercials for products such as Playstation, Budweiser, Mastercard, Miller Lite, Pontiac, Smirnoff Ice, Renault, JT Roots (starring Brad Pitt) and 7UP.

Collet-Serra made his feature film debut with House of Wax (2005), starring Chad Michael Murray and Elisha Cuthbert, followed by the sports drama Goal II: Living the Dream (2007). His thriller, Orphan (2009), earned mixed reviews. He then went on to direct U nknown (2011), a thriller that starred Liam Neeson. The two have teamed up again in Serra's latest film, The Commuter (2018).

Jaume Collet-Serra Filmography


The Shallows

Genre:  Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date: June 24, 2016
DVD: September 27, 2016
Blu-ray: September 27, 2016
Netflix: June 11, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 1.99
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Cast: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Sedona Legge, Brett Cullen