Breck Eisner (born 1970) is the son of former Walt Disney Company chief executive Michael Eisner. He attended the Harvard High School in North Hollywood, CA (now Harvard-Westlake), Georgetown University, and then the film school at USC.
For a directing project at Georgetown, he filmed a contemporary riff on Alice in Wonderland, shooting scenes in the vast empty attic of Healy Hall on the campus, as well as in an abandoned circular trolley-car tunnel under Dupont Circle in the District of Columbia. He also directed a Shakespeare play on the campus.
Eisner currently works as a director of film and television. He is married to Georgia Irwin.
In October 2005, it was announced that Eisner would direct a remake of the classic monster movie Creature from the Black Lagoon, and in February 2008 it was announced that he would direct a remake of George Romero's The Crazies.
Various commercials, including one for Powerbar in 1999.
U's 'Creature' meets maker.(Universal Studios Inc.'s 'Creature From the Black Lagoon', Breck Eisner)(Brief Article)
Oct 20, 2005; Breck Eisner is returning to the director's chair to helm Universal's remake of "Creature From the Black Lagoon," which Gary Ross...
Film: Sun, Sea, Sand and Loads of Explosions; Sahara (Cert 12a) Stars Matthew McConaughey, Penelope Cruz, Steve Zahn, Lennie James, William H. Macy and Lambert Wilson; Director Breck Eisner. 123 Mins. Rating .
Apr 08, 2005; Byline: Philip Key IT MAY have a 12a rating but Sahara is really a film for the kids, an adventure yarn set mostly in the desert...