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Roland Emmerich: It Takes Months To Finish A Shot

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Roland Emmerich has directed several hit films including "Independence Day" and "The Day After Tomorrow." His latest in "White House Down" which co-stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx.

Fun facts about Roland:

  • Roland is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer. His films, most of which are Hollywood productions filmed in English, have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide, more than those of any other European directors.
  • His films have grossed just over $1 billion in the United States, making him the country's 14th-highest grossing director of all time.
  • Emmerich has directed many successful films, mostly disaster films such as Independence Day (1996), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and 2012 (2009); also Stargate (1994) and The Patriot (2000). Although many of his films have been successful in the box office, others such as Universal Soldier (1992), Godzilla (1998) and 10,000 BC (2008) have been negatively reviewed by critics.

(Source: Wikipedia) Follow Roland Emmerich on Twitter: @rolandemmerich

‘White House Down' opens a week from Friday.

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