John Woo

John Woo, born in China Brought up in Hongkong and thrived in Hollywood. he is noted Action director started his career in Hollywood with a action packed thriller in Hard Target starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. The team up with Universal Pictures was not a very pleasant experience for him as there were a few restrictions. Movie did well at box office.

John Woo

Next Movie was even bigger for this talented director. he teamed with John Travolta and Christian Slater for broken Arrow. The movie was a huge success. In 1997 he was given a chance to direct Face/Off from Paramount pictures. He was given full liberty to show his creativity for action.

John Travolta and Nicolas Cage were the key protagonists in this run and chase movie.

this movie proved highest grosser of the year and helped Mr. Woo to be listed in noted action directors of Hollywood,

Also the first Asian director to be accepted in mainstream commercial Hollywood cinema. John Woo has made three more films in Hollywood. Mission: Impossible II, Windtalkers and Paycheck. Mission:

Impossible II proved to be the highest-grossing film of 2000. However Windtalkers and Paycheck failed at box office. Since then he has not directed any movie in Hollywood, But he produced a video game namely Stranglehold and a few animated movies.

John woo Discovered many actors he discovered Chow Yun Fat to cast him in A Better Tomorrow and later on he became very famous star in Asian movie arena and Hollywood as well.

John Woo is currently working on few projects .Few of them are to be animation action movies. Another movie line up is The Divide ,a western concerning the friendship between two workers, one Chinese, the other Irish,

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