Fan Gets Dying Wish To Watch Star Trek Film

J.J. Abrams is well known for being ultra-secretive about his work, preferring obscure teaser trailers and cryptic viral marketing campaigns to actual preview screenings. But in a delightful gesture of goodwill the popular director has made a special exception. Having received pleas from the family of a terminally ill Trek fan to give him the [...]

Green Mile star Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54

Michael Clarke Duncan the towering Oscar nominated star of The Green Mile has died at the age of 54, having failed to recover from a heart attack he suffered in July. Although best known for his unforgettable performance alongside Tom Hanks as a death row inmate in the big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s supernatural [...]

Oscar Winning Producer Richard Zanuck Dies

Richard Zanuck the Oscar winning producer of Jaws, Driving Miss Daisy and six Tim Burton films has died at his Los Angeles home from a heart attack aged 77. Richard Zanuck was the son of 20th Century Fox mogul Darryl F. Zanuck and born with Hollywood in his blood. During a long and glittering career [...]

Screenwriter Nora Ephron Dies Aged 71

Nora Ephron the beloved screenwriter responsible for award winning films that included Silkwood, Sleepless In Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, When Harry Met Sally and most recently Julia & Julia has died today aged 71. Prolifically successful, Ephron will perhaps be best remembered for crafting many of the most memorable and iconic romantic comedies. Her films [...]

Star Wars Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies

The Movie world is currently in mourning at the sad news that Ralph McQuarrie, the legendary concept artist best known for his work on Star Wars, has died aged 82.  In a world where it’s often the director, screenwriter or star who gets the most recognition for the success of a movie, it’s a testament [...]