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Directors Back in the Chair

From Cameron to Campion, several big name have projects in ’09.

2009 is shaping up to be the year of the director.

 

Several big names are returning to theaters after being M.I.A. for a while — at least it seems that way.

 

Here’s a list of familiar helmers who have projects being released in the fall/winter:

 

 

James Cameron

2009 release: "Avatar"

Last directorial effort: "Titanic" (1997)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Campion

2009 release: "Bright Star"

Last directorial effort: "In The Cut" (2003)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Sheridan

2009 release: "Brothers"

Last directorial effort: "Get Rich or Die Tryin’ " (2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Jackson

2009 release: "The Lovely Bones"

Last directorial effort: "King Kong" (2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ang Lee

2009 release: "Taking Woodstock"

Last directorial effort: "Lust, Caution" (2007)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quentin Tarantino

2009 release: Inglourious Bastards

Last directorial effort: "Grindhouse" (2007)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Zemeckis

2009 release: "A Christmas Carol"

Last directorial effort: "Beowulf" (2007)