Danny John Cannon (born 1968 in Luton, England) is an award-winning film and television producer, director and writer, responsible for directing and executive producing the Emmy-winning, billion dollar CSI: Crime Scene Investigation franchise (directing the pilot episodes of CSI (Vegas), CSI: Miami and CSI: NY, and staying on as each show's executive producer, plus writer/director).
Cannon is also known for producing-directing the Emmy-winning superhero series Gotham, Nikita, The Tomorrow People, and for directing feature films such as Geostorm, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Judge Dredd, and The Young Americans.
A go-to director for Jerry Bruckheimer's biggest projects, and the only TV pilot director to also opperate as a key writer, Cannon has executive produced and directed 15 television pilots, 12 of which have been ordered to series.As of Fall 2018, Cannon's newest television project will be Pennyworth, a 10-episode straight-to-series Batman prequel for Epix, which he'll direct the pilot episode, and act as the show's executive producer.
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