Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting.
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Sir Peter Jackson
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on the aborted Halo movie] Well, Microsoft has a whole strategy with the Halo property, and when the rights expired with the two studios, that sort of ended my involvement with the project. That fell apart because of internal politics at Fox and Universal. It had nothing to do with the budget or anything else. In fact, we hadn't even been greenlit at all at that point.
For his first movie, Bad Taste
(1987), he did all the special effects, the make-up effects and built exact replicas of the weapons.
His films frequently conclude with a bloodbath, e.g.: the lawnmower with the zombies in Dead Alive
(1992), and the murder of Honora Parker in Heavenly Creatures