David R. Ellis – the director of the epic action film Snakes on A Plane has died. He was found dead in the bathroom of his hotel room in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday.
Ellis was in South Africa to work on the remake of the Japanese anime film Kite. The circumstances behind his death has not been made known yet.
Ellis started as an actor and stuntman before becoming a director. Apart from ‘Snakes on a Plane, he also directed The Final Destination and Shark Night 3D.
He is survived by a wife and three children.
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