HBO’s highly anticipated television adaptation of the mega-hit video game The Last of Us has made a change behind the camera.
Johan Renck, the Chernobyl and Breaking Bad director who was previously hired to helm the pilot for this series, apparently had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. Now a new report says the show’s producers have found his replacement in Kantemir Balagov, the director of the acclaimed Russian drama film Beanpole. Read More »
Adam Sandler is heading to space in his next Netflix movie.
But despite its somewhat goofy title, The Spaceman of Bohemia will not be a comedy like Hubie Halloween, Murder Mystery, or The Ridiculous 6. Instead, it’s a drama that’s being directed by Johan Renck, the filmmaker behind HBO’s excellent, ultra-serious limited series Chernobyl. Talk about an unexpected combination of elements. Read More »
Director Johan Renck was behind the camera for all five episodes of HBO’s spectacular miniseries Chernobyl in 2019, and he ended up winning two well-deserved Emmys for his work on that show. Now the Swedish director is returning to HBO: Renck will direct the premium channel’s The Last of Us pilot, which is based on the popular video game. Read More »
Director Johan Renck made waves last year with his Emmy-winning miniseries Chernobyl, and he’s about to follow it up with another miniseries.
Neal Street Productions is confirmed to be in talks with Johan Renck to helm of an adaptation of John Fowles‘ cult classic 1965 novel The Magus, a famously cryptic tale involving psychological traps and tricks executed on a young Englishman by a reclusive millionaire. Read More »
Downloading Nancy will premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
The feature film debut of visionary music video and commercial director Johan Renck looks intense. Dubbed by some to be the best music video director in the world, Renck was just named one of Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch. I’ve even heard some people refer to Renck as the next David Fincher. The film stars Maria Bello as an unhappy wife whose online search for someone to put her out of her misery results in a torturous love affair. Co-starring Jason Patric, Rufus Sewell, and Amy Brenneman. Check it out below.
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