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Paul W.S. Anderson


Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, and became a direct-to-video slightly edited ... See full bio »

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Known For

Death Race
Death Race Writer
(2008)
Resident Evil
Resident Evil Writer
(2002)

Filmography

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 2018 Death Race: Anarchy (story) (completed)
 2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (written by)
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (characters from "Death Race") / (story)
 2012 Resident Evil: Retribution (written by)
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video) (characters and story)
 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (written by)
 2008 Death Race (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (written by)
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (written by)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2002 Resident Evil (written by)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Shopping (written by - as Paul Anderson)
 1990-1992 El C.I.D. (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Making Amends (1992) ... (written by)
- Paradise Mislaid (1991) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Getting Even (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- The Price of Love (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Spanish Eyes (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
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Other Works:

Directed Doom³ (2004) TV commercial "Warnings" (2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paul Anderson

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on casting Kit Harrington in Pompeii] I was a huge fan of Kit from Game Of Thrones. He was the one person that I felt really popped in the show, he really stood out from the rest of ensemble. Kit certainly looks like a movie star. I met him and was very impressed. But at that time, he wasn't quite the gladiator that we needed for the movie. But he assured me that he would get there and he became... See more »

Trivia:

Sick and tired of having to explain the significance of the raining frogs in Magnolia (1999), he added the initials W.S. to his name to avoid confusion with indie filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Unfortunately, the modified name is too similar to another celebrated auteur, Wes Anderson, and Paul is constantly fielding questions about what it's like to work with Bill Murray. See more »

Trademark:

Always uses a slow or fast revolving pull back shot, at certain points in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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