Entry updated 16 February 2017. Tagged: Film, People.
(1975- ) US filmmaker generally co-credited with his brother Colin (1976- ), often under their preferred joint title as "The Brothers Strause". Primarily a special-effects team, they co-directed Alien Vs Predator: Requiem (2007) and Skyline (2010); they have also provided effects, since 2002 through their company Hydraulx or hy*drau"lx, for many films including Titanic (1997), Galaxy Quest (1999), and Avatar (2009). In 2010 Columbia Pictures' proprietor Sony Pictures Entertainment threatened legal action, eventually withdrawn, over the Strauses' simultaneous work on Battle: Los Angeles (2011) and their own preemptive rival project Skyline (2010). [NL]
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