Director known primarily for sci-fi films as well as video game adaptations, including Mortal Kombat and the Resident Evil franchise.
He became the youngest student to achieve a Bachelor's of Arts in Film & Literature at the University of Warwick.
His 1997 science fiction/horror film Event Horizon bombed at the box office, but has since gone on to develop a cult following.
He married actress and model Milla Jovovich in 2009. Before tying the knot, the couple had their first child, a daughter named Ever, in November 2007. They welcomed their second daughter, Dashiel Edan, in 2015.
His 2011 adaptation of The Three Musketeers starred Welsh actor Luke Evans.