Danny Cannon


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Birth Name: Danny Cannon
Born: 1968
Birth Place: London, England, GB

With style to burn, this young writer-director made his feature debut in the flashy if ultimately empty gang drama, "The Young Americans" (1993). Featuring a strong cast that included Harvey Kietel and Viggo Mortensen, the film boasted a strong visual sensibility that got bogged down by a weak script. American producers were so impressed with the young director that they offered him the chance to make the $70 million actioner "Judge Dredd" (1995). This was a true labor of love for the young filmmaker. A fan of the English comic book since its 1977 inception, Cannon was moved to send a mock up of a film poster for "Dredd" to the comic's publisher in 1987 with his proposed dream cast and crew.... Continue Bio >>


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