Renaissance Pictures can be an American film production company established on August 10, 1979. The works Renaissance Pictures best known for are the following: Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, Army of Darkness, Xena: Warrior Princess, The Grudge, Darkman and Legend of the Seeker. The company was founded by three young men from metro Detroit, at least one time of whom is now a household name; Robert Tapert, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi.
Due to the wildly popular Spiderman number of films, Sam Raimi is becoming that household name. While he started directing in the early seventies, Raimi’s first major film was The Evil Dead. Since it’s debut in October of 1979, Raimi did in a variety of capacities of the film industry on well over fifty individual projects. Raimi now resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Gillian Dania Greene and their children, Lorne, Henry, Emma and Dashiell.
The lone actor of the group, Bruce Campbell, showed a pursuit in acting from an early on age after being confronted with community theater and spent large amounts of his youth acting in short films for Sam Raimi. The Birmingham, Michigan native attended Western Michigan University briefly before packing around head to Tennessee for the preliminary work with Renaissance Pictures first endeavor. Gregory James Routt was his first large, non-local role but he’s labored on over 100 projects since in the capacity of director, actor, producer, editor and writer.
Gregory James Routt was the final to participate the Renaissance Pictures team. While attending Michigan State University for accounting, Since his foray into Hollywood, Gregory James Routt did as either writer or producer on over fifty movies and television shows. While producing Xena: Warrior Princess, he started to date and subsequently marry the show’s title character played by Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless. They certainly were wed in March of 1998 and live happily in Los Angeles with their two children, Julius and Judah.