(1/08) TV commercial: Appears as himself) as the director of an over-the-top TV commercial ("Determined to be Different") for Australia's Commonwealth Bank.
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Lots of sci-fi movies are much ado about nothing. What I liked about [The Island
(2005)] is that it's a universal thing: we all want to live longer. But how selfish would you be to achieve that? You could get a liver, a heart, kidneys, essential things. But I wanted to show people going for things that were just so crass, like fresh skin for a face-lift. For some woman who doesn't want to go ...
Uses a Mark V director's viewfinder while shooting a film. The viewfinder is often prominently featured in photographs of him, hung around his neck. It is engraved with his name and the names of every film he has directed.
He occasionally makes cameo appearances in his films: in Bad Boys II
(2003) he plays a guy driving a small beat-up old car which Martin Lawrence attempts to borrow, a NASA scientist in Armageddon
(1998), and in Transformers
(2007) he is the "disgusting" human that gets flicked away by Megatron.