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Lee Wallace, Actor in ‘The Taking of Pelham One Two Three’ and ‘Batman,’ Dies at 90

Lee Wallace, the Ed Koch look-alike who coincidentally or not played mayors in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and Tim Burton’s Batman, died Sunday in New York after a long illness, his family announced. He was 90.Wallace also appeared in other notable films including Klute (1971), The Hot Rock (1972), The Happy Hooker […]

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Alixe Gordin Dies: ‘Scarface’, ‘Klute’ Casting Director Was 96

Award-winning casting director Alixe Gordin died at her home in Duxbury, Massachusetts on November 28. She was 96. Additional details about her death were not revealed.Born Alixe Glas on April 10, 1922 in Dayton, Ohio, she took her stage name Gordin when she started performing as a musician and an actor. She got into casting […]

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Can ‘Book Club’s’ Star Power Lure Older Moviegoers From ‘Deadpool 2’?

Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen were some of the most seductive stars of the 1970s, with boundary-pushing fare like “Klute,” “Barbarella,” and “Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice” winning critical acclaim and filling theaters.Five decades later, the question is whether their fanbase will turn for the decidedly more commercial “Book Club,” set to open […]

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