Who is michel stone the transporter 2 is dedicated to him

The film "Transporter 2" (2005) was dedicated to the memory of Michael Stone. He was born on April 4, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York and passed away on July 29, 2005 at the age of 56 in Ventura County, California.

He was the director of photography for the film, and died in a car accident. He worked behind the cameras of 71 other films and TV series.

The first movie on which he worked was "Cinderella" (1977), he was the second assistant cameraman. Some other notable movies he did include:

  • The Warriors (1979)
  • The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Fatal Attraction (1987)
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  • The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

The Transporter franchise is set to roll again with The Transporter Legacy, expected in theatres on Friday, June 19, 2015. The character of Frank Martin (the Transporter character) will not be played by Statham, as he will be replaced by Ed Skrein on the reboot of the Transporter franchise.

On the other hand, Jason Statham will return as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 global hit, now with Mechanic: Resurrection; expected release date is on January 22, 2016.

Updated on Thursday, January 15 2015 at 10:37AM EST