Date of Birth:
22 November 1966
Richard Stanley played in 1 and created 2 movies in the Documentary, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Music, Mystery, Western genres.
Richard Stanley got succeed with average imdb rating 10.1.
Removed as director of The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) after one to four (accounts vary) days of filming. He snuck back onto the the set in a dog-man mask.
Turned down an offer to direct Judge Dredd (1995).
Turned down an offer to direct Spice World (1997).
In the mid-90s his adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "Solomon Kane" was optioned by Ed Pressman who wanted to set it up with Daniel Day-Lewis in the lead role. The whole thing was killed off by the "Moreau" affair.
Wrote a revisionist remake of The Wild Geese (1978). The project was essentially a modern day mercenary saga with meanspirited twists; it stayed in limbo despite the support of Roger Moore and the original movie's backers (Asia Argento was also in the frame for the female lead).
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