Biography

Director Francis Lawrence has made a legendary name for himself as a music-video director, directing almost a hundred videos over the course of his career for artists like Alanis Morissette, Nine Inch Nails, the Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and Destiny's Child. In 2005, he branched into feature film, directing the adaptation of the Hellblazer comic, Constantine. In 2007, he helmed another adaptation with I Am Legend, based on the Richard Matheson novel of the same name. The big-budget action-horror film starred Will Smith and was estimated to be among the most expensive movies ever made. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi