Marc Sirisi is an American film director and screenwriter, best known for his work in the horror and action genres. He began his career in the mid-1990s, directing several low budget films, before moving onto bigger productions such as the 2001 action film, Ballistic. He also directed the horror film, The Reaping, starring Hilary Swank, as well as the action thriller, The Hit List.
Sirisi was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1965. He grew up in a Jewish family, and his father was a successful businessman. He attended Tufts University, where he studied film and theater. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, where he began his career as a director.
Sirisi’s first major film was Ballistic, a low-budget action film released in 2001. The film was a box office success, earning Sirisi praise for his direction and action sequences. Following this success, Sirisi wrote and directed The Reaping, a horror film released in 2007. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Horror Film.
In 2010, Sirisi directed the action thriller, The Hit List. The film starred Cuba Gooding Jr. and Cole Hauser, and follows an ex-FBI agent who is hired to put together a team of hitmen to take down a mob boss. The film was praised for its action sequences and direction, and was a box office success.
Sirisi has since directed the action thriller, The Throwaways, and written and produced the horror film, The Possession of Michael King. He recently wrote and directed the thriller, The Invitation, which was released in 2015.
Throughout his career, Sirisi has been praised for his ability to create gripping action sequences. He is also known for his ability to create suspense and tension, which is what makes his films so successful. He is a master of his craft, and his passion for filmmaking is evident in his work.