Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky was born and raised in Brooklyn. In 2010, Aronofsky received a Best Director Academy Award nomination for his indie box office phenomenon Black Swan starring Natalie Portman, who won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. 2008’s The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke won the Golden Lion for the best film at the Venice Film Festival. Previous to that were the acclaimed and award-winning films The Fountain (2006), Requiem for a Dream (2000), and π (1998). Aronofsky wrote and directed 2017’s mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. Before that, Aronofsky made the 2014 box office hit Noah starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Anthony Hopkins. His upcoming film The Whale (2022) for A24 stars Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, and Samantha Morton.
- The Whale 2022
- Welcome to Earth (1 episode) (série TV) 2021
- Mother 2017