‘Empire Strikes Back’ director Irvin Kershner dies at 87
Irvin Kershner — who directed the Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back, the James Bond film Never Say Never Again and Robocop 2 — has died at age 87.
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Leslie Nielsen Dead At 84
Leslie Nielsen had the somber demeanor and stone-serious face that were just right for dramatic roles. They proved even better for comedy. “Surely you can’t be serious,” an airline passenger says to Nielsen in “Airplane!” the 1980 hit that turned the actor from dramatic leading man to comic star. “I am serious,” Nielsen replies. “And don’t call me Shirley.” The line was probably his most famous …
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Hollywood screenwriters seek muse in Paris
PARIS, Tuesday 30 November 2010 (AFP) – Take four US scriptwriters, each with a story in mind, whisk them from Los Angeles to a Cistercian abbey near Paris, allow to simmer, and wait for their characters to step out on the big screen.
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