Matt Reeves

American film writer, director and producer

Matthew George "Matt" Reeves (born April 27, 1966) is an American screenwriter, director and producer.

Matt Reeves
Matt Reeves by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Reeves at the 2013 Comic-Con International
Born
Matthew George Reeves

(1966-04-27) April 27, 1966 (age 54)
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Occupation
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
  • producer
Years active1994-present
Spouse(s)Melinda Wang (present)
Children1

CareerEdit

Reeves began his career as a screenwriter for the movies Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) and The Pallbearer (1996). He then worked into television as a director and co-creator of the drama series Felicity (1998–2002) alongside J.J. Abrams. Reeves has since directed the found-footage horror movie Cloverfield (2008), the romantic horror movie Let Me In (2010), and the science fiction sequels Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).

In February 2017, Warner Bros. announced that Reeves would direct The Batman, to be set in the DC Extended Universe starring Robert Pattinson as the titular character.[1][2]

MoviesEdit

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Writer Producer
1993 Future Shock Yes Yes No Segment: "Mr. Petrified Forest"
1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory No Yes No Co-written with Richard Hatem
1996 The Pallbearer Yes Yes No Co-written with Jason Katims
2000 The Yards No Yes No Co-written with James Gray
2008 Cloverfield Yes No No
2010 Let Me In Yes Yes No
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Yes No No
2017 War for the Planet of the Apes Yes Yes No Co-written with Mark Bomback
2021 The Batman Yes Yes Yes Pre-production

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lesnick, Silas (10 February 2017). "Matt Reeves is The Batman Director!". Comingsoon.net. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  2. "It's Official! Matt Reeves will Direct The Batman". Comingsoon.net. February 23, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Matt Reeves at Wikimedia Commons