Darren Aronofsky Trivia
During 2001/2002, he was attached to direct an adaptation of Frank Miller's graphic novel "Batman: Year One".
Considered to direct movies such as The Fighter (2010), Watchmen (2009), Aeon Flux (2005)and Superman: Man of Steel (2012).
Aronofsky graduated Harvard in 1991 with a degree in social anthropology. He then received a Master of Fine Arts in directing from AFI in 1992.
He and Rachel Weisz gave birth to a son, Henry, who was born in 2006.
Aronofsky reportedly began talking to actress Natalie Portman about a film concerning ballet in 2000. The ensuing film, Black Swan, was released in 2010.
As of 2010, his highest grossing film is The Wrestler, which made a worldwide gross of $44,674,354.
Aronofsky's first film, Pi, was funded on a $60,000 budget. Most of the money was received through $100 donations.
Darren Aronofsky and composer Clint Mansell have collaborated on five films: Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, and Black Swan.
He won the Best Director award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival for his film Pi.
He was offered the opportunity to direct Batman Begins, but turned it down.
He is Jewish.
Aronofsky became engaged to actress Rachel Weisz during the filming of his 2006 film The Fountain.
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