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Roel Reiné Poster

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 1969Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Mini Bio (1)

Roel Reine was born in The Netherlands, and with his first theatrical feature 'The Delivery' he won The Golden Calf for Best Director (the Dutch equivalent to an Academy Award). In 2005 Roel Reine has moved to Los Angeles and has directed now an impressive slate of 16 feature films for studios like Universal, 20th Century Fox, Sony and Lionsgate, as well with independent international producers. Roel is also the Director of Photography (Cinematographer) on all his movies and operates A-Camera.

Roel Reine is known by fans, critics and Hollywood studios as one of the best modern action Directors around today. Some of his last movies where: 'Seal Team Eight' (with Tom Sizemore), 'Dead in Tombstone' (with Mickey Rourke), 'Scorpion King: Battle for Redemption' (with Ron Perlman and Billy Zane) and two very popular 'Death Race - prequels' (with Sean Bean and Ving Rhames).

In 2014 Roel Reine is finishing a sequel to the movie 'Man with the Iron Fists', with rapper RZA and produced by Marc Abraham while prepping a Dutch language historical epic movie called 'The Admiral'. This last movie is the second most expensive movie ever produced in The Netherlands and tells the story of a 17th Century Admiral of the Ocean, Michiel De Ruyter, who protects the Dutch population from a civil war between two political factions while defeating English armada's in massive sea-battles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rebel Film

Trivia (2)

After the success of his first film The Delivery (1999), Reiné went to the States to read a lot of scripts. He had breakfast with Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, who told him, "you have to live here to make movies." Reiné made one more movie in The Netherlands before he moved to the States.
Post producing his last film The Lost Tribe. Working on several big and smaller projects. [April 2008]

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