Austin Powers Verne Troyer Dies Aged 49

Verne Troyer the beloved Austin Powers star, best known as diminutive super villain Mini-Me, has sadly died at the age of 49.  His family confirmed the news on a post on his official Facebook page read. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today. .. Over the years [...]

Anton Yelchin Dies At 27

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin has died after a freak car accident at his Los Angeles home. The news leaves his fans, family and co-stars in heartbroken shock and disbelief. Young rising star Yelchin had appeared in film’s such as Alpha Dog, Green Room & Like Crazy as well as playing Pavel Chekov in the [...]

Daniel Radcliffe’s Alan Rickman Tribute

Daniel Radcliffe paid touching tribute to departed friend and Harry Potter co-star Alan Rickman in these poignant words: Alan Rickman is undoubtedly one of the greatest actors I will ever work with. He is also, one of the loyalest and most supportive people I’ve ever met in the film industry. He was so encouraging of [...]

Alan Rickman Dies At 69

In yet another piece of tragic and utterly unexpected news Die Hard and Harry Potter star Alan Rickman has passed away after a brief battle with cancer. Aged 69 Rickman leaves behind an astonishing body of work that almost single handily made British thespians Hollywood’s go to choice for memorable movie villains. Becoming an instant [...]

Star Trek Icon Leonard Nimoy Dies At 83

Leonard Nimoy the beloved Star Trek actor who portrayed iconic pointy eared hero Mr Spock has died at the age of 83 in Los Angeles. The legendary film and television star passed away after battling chronic lung disease COPD for some time. Leonard Nimoy was the only actor to survive from the 1965 Star Trek [...]

Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies at 83

Award winning director Mike Nichols has died at the age of 83, passing away in his New York home from an apparent heart attack. After making his directing debut with Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1966 the versatile filmmaker was responsible for Catch-22, Working Girl, Regarding Henry, The Birdcage, Primary Colors, Closer and most recently  Charlie Wilson’s War.  However despite [...]

Bob Hoskins Dies at 71

Bob Hoskins has sadly passed away at the age of 71 as a result of pneumonia. The sad news was confirmed by his family in the following statement: “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Bob.  Bob died peacefully at hospital last night surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia.We ask that [...]

Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

Actor, Writer and Director Harold Ramis died sadly today at the age of 69 due to reported complications arising from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Ramis was a key creative figure behind modern comedy classics that included Groundhog Day, Caddyshack, Animal House and of course Ghostbusters. As a writer his work guided a generation of new comedians [...]

Sopranos Star James Gandolfini Dies in Italy

Actor James Gandolfini, best known for his Emmy Award winning role as Mob boss Tony Soprano, has tragically died of a presumed heart attack while on holiday in Italy. The stars managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders released a statement confirming the news: “It is with immense sorrow that we report our client James Gandolfini [...]

Visual Effects Pioneer Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

Special Effects genuis and stop-motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen passed away today in London at the age of 92. The sad news was confirmed by his family through The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation Facebook page. In a moving obituary reprinted below in full his family outlined the extraordinary legacy Ray left behind. He  forever changed the [...]