Ronny Yu

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Ronny Yu Yan-Tai (Chinese: 于仁泰) (born 1950) is a Hong Kong director, producer, and movie writer. Yu was born in Hong Kong and graduated from Ohio University. He has worked on both Hong Kong and American films. He was once attached to direct Snakes on a Plane and he was aboard the project when Samuel L. Jackson, whom he directed in The 51st State, signed on. Before shooting began, however, he was replaced by David R. Ellis. Yu directed the Fear Itself episode, "Family Man" which starred Clifton Collins Jr.. Yu also appeared in the A Nightmare on Elm Street documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy.
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