Christopher McQuarrie — American Director born on December 30, 1968,

Christopher McQuarrie is an American screenwriter, director and producer. A regular collaborator of director Bryan Singer, he co-wrote the screenplay of Singer's Public Access, wrote the screenplay for The Usual Suspects, co-wrote and produced Valkyrie and co-wrote Jack the Giant Slayer and Edge of Tomorrow... (wikipedia)

I've always been fascinated with Navy SEALs in general and their role in Afghanistan in particular.
A lot of books, if you take them at face value, they're just not gonna work as films.
I'm saying, let's learn to reacquire a respect for the power of guns. This culture is so indifferent and disrespectful of guns that we should be terrified.
What makes a movie now is a package, a brand, a remake or some preexisting material.
I believe that as a writer and a director, you're only providing the skeleton of a character, and you're hiring actors to fill it out.