Idol worship: Bryan Singer, director/writer/producer.
- His second feature film, The Usual Suspects, became an instant crime classic upon its release in 1994, winning two Academy Awards.
- He followed that hit up with the controversial Apt Pupil, starring Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro.
- Even though he was never a comic book fan, his biggest success came with the first two blockbuster chapters of the popular superhero saga X-Men, as well as Superman Returns.
- For television, he is the executive producer (and sometimes director) of House and Dirty Sexy Money.
- His most recent project, Valkyrie, is in theaters this week, and he is still attached to the next Superman movie, Man of Steel.