Facts about Rian Johnson
Rian Johnson Biography
Rian Johnson wrote and directed 2019’s Knives Out and was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay.
A film school student from USC, Johnson’s first feature, Brick, earned critical raves in 2005, and allowed him to keep on making movies.
Critics loved his follow-up, The Bloom Brothers (2008, starring Adrien Brody), but it disappeared at the box office.
Johnson has also worked in television, most notably directing three episodes of Breaking Bad, and by 2014, he was named to direct Star Wars: The Last Jedi (released in 2017).
Star Wars is a series of films from George Lucas, dating back to 1977.