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Published on Jan 08, 2013
 

Snakes on a Plane director David R. Ellis dies

 
 

(AP) Writer Snakes on a Plane director David R. Ellis has died. He was 60 years old.

Ellis' manager, David Gardner, confirmed his death on Monday but declined to provide details.

The Hollywood Reporter says Ellis' body was found in a hotel room in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was working on Kite, a remake of the 1998 Japanese anime film that was to have starred Snakes on a Plane actor Samuel L. Jackson.

No cause of death has been released.