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M. Night Shyamalan        

Indian American Screenwriter and Film Director; Known for "The Sixth Sense" and "Signs"

One of the most successful and controversial filmmakers of the late 1990s and into the next millennium, M. Night Shyamalan was the writer and director of such supernaturally themed dramas as "The Sixth Sense" in 1999, "Signs" in 2002 and "The Village" in 2004. Like his idol, Steven Spielberg, Shyamalan's films concerned ordinary people who must draw on faith, family and friendship to help them contend with overwhelming and often unnatural forces.

He was also known for ending his pictures with an ironic "sting" that, for better or worse, left audiences reeling at the final fade-out. Though he's most known for "The Sixth Sense" and "Signs,"which are blockbuster hits, his other efforts include 2006's "Lady in the Water" and "The Happening" in 2008. More recently he produced "The Last Airbender" and "After Earth" in 2013.

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M. Night Shyamalan Reveals He Wrote 'She's All That' - ABC News

Photo credit: Jim Spellman/WireImage/Getty Images) In 1999, M. Night Shyamalan became a household name for writing and directing the film “The Sixth Sense.

What happened to M. Night Shyamalan? - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: The director was once crowned "the next Hitchcock." Today, he's an awfully long way from The Sixth Sense. Here's an in-depth look at what ...

Q&A: Director M. Night Shyamalan on his latest project … education ...

He wanted to get involved, but where to start? He studied up — and his new book , 'I Got Schooled,' takes aim at reform myths.

M. Night Shyamalan Needs To Get Schooled - Deadline.com

Few filmmakers are more disliked than M. Night Shyamalan for squandering opportunity after opportunity in what was once a successful career. Or for his.

Shyamalan Losing Cachet: Sony Focuses 'After Earth' Jaden, Will ...

It's been a rocky road for M. Night Shyamalan, who hit a career high in 1999 with the eerie Oscar-nominated thriller “The Sixth Sense,” but in recent years has ...

M Night Shyamalan scares up profit with 'The Visit'
  1. Night Shyamalan is the latest director to partner with producer Jason Blum, who makes micro-budget horror films that turn fantastic profits.
M. Night Shyamalan's next thriller 'The Visit' set for 2015 release ...

Image Credit: Zade Rosenthal After a sci-fi detour, M. Night Shyamalan is revisiting the genre that launched his career.

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