Louis Leterrier biography

The Brothers Grimsby Director

Louis Leterrier

Date of Birth: June 17, 1973

Born in Paris, France to a filmmaker father and a costumer designer mother, Louis Leterrier won several awards for his short films before moving to the U.S. to study filmmaking at New York University. His first job in the film industry was as a production assistant on Alien: Resurrection (1997). Leterrier returned to France, where he worked as Luc Besson's assistant on The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). After taking jobs as second assistant director on Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopatre (2002) and L'idole (2002), he returned to the States where he was artistic director on The Transporter (2002), co-written and produced by Besson.

Leterrier then made his feature directorial debut with Unleashed (2005), an action picture starring Jet Li, before taking over as director for the sequel to The Transporter. Next, he directed the blockbuster The Incredible Hulk (2008), starring Edward Norton.

Louis Leterrier Filmography


The Brothers Grimsby

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Comedy
Running Time:  83 min.
Release Date: March 11, 2016
DVD: June 21, 2016

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Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, Gabourey Sidibe, Penélope Cruz, Barkhad Abdi