John Hyams

About John Hyams

Who is it?: Producer, Director, Writer
Occupation: Film director, screenwriter, cinematographer
Years active: 1986–present

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John Hyams was born, is Producer, Director, Writer. Beginning his career in the fine arts, John Hyams graduated from Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts, earning top awards in painting and sculpture. Hyams exhibited and sold work in Los Angeles and New York before turning his attention to film. In 1997 Hyams wrote, directed, and produced the critically acclaimed "One Dog Day," which debuted at the Taos Talking Pictures Film Festival. He directed episodes of the ABC television series, "NYPD Blue" and went on to direct Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren in Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009).
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He will direct a remake of the 1988 film Maniac Cop.


Hyams graduated from Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts, becoming a noted Painter and Sculptor exhibiting and selling work in New York and Los Angeles. He became known in Hollywood in 1997 after writing, producing, and directing the critically acclaimed One Dog Day. The film debuted at the Taos Talking Picture Film Festival. After that, Hyams directed several documentaries, most notably The Smashing Machine, which follows the life of fighter Mark Kerr. Hyams also directed several episodes of ABC Television's NYPD Blue.


In 2009, Hyams took over the Universal Soldier franchise, directing the film Regeneration, with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren, which was shot mostly in Bulgaria on a budget of $9 million. Then, in 2012, he wrote and produced a sequel called Day of Reckoning, which also featured Van Damme and Lundgren. It was shot in 3D with a budget of $8 million.