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'Snakes on a Plane' Director

Dead at Ssssssssixty

1/8/2013 1:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Director David R. Ellis -- the guy behind the epic action flick "Snakes on a Plane" -- was found dead early Monday morning in a hotel room in South Africa ... this according to his rep.

60-year-old Ellis was in Johannesburg to work on a remake of the film "Kite," a Japanese anime movie.

Details surrounding Ellis' death are unclear and no cause of death has been released.

Ellis got his start in Hollywood as an actor and stuntman -- and went on to direct "Snakes on a Plane," "The Final Destination," and "Shark Night 3D."

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Masoman    

Ugh - and I got booted off of TMZ for ystrdy for saying " See U Next Tuesday" ! Really !???

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Marc    

Tasteless as usual, losers. Why do you make these types of jokes? Is there one person in the world that thinks this headline is funny? What is it's purpose? Honestly.

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Areader    

Why the lame attempt at humor with a disrespectful and distasteful headline? A family lost a loved one.


I don't recall seeing and attempts at humor when Jim Paratore passed away!

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Areader    

Why the lame attempt at humor with a disrespectful and distasteful headline? A family lost a loved one.

I don't recall seeing any attempts at humor when Jim Paratore passed away!

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speakMYbrain    

CLASSY HEADLINE! no wonder i get banned after a few weeks on this site for SPEAKING MY BRAIN! gtfoh

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Blue Lake    

A new low for the derelicts who run TMZ. I hope your mothers get run over by a truck.

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You guys still have that horrible headline up there!? Wow.

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Sssssstupid headline

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