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New ‘Tron’ Movie Lands ‘Lion’ Helmer Garth Davis as Director

Disney’s plans for a third ‘Tron’ movie just got big software update.Garth Davis, who made his feature directing debut with 2016’s fact-based drama “Lion,” has signed on to direct a new “Tron” movie for the studio, Variety has confirmed. The new film, however, will not be a direct sequel to 2010’s “Tron: Legacy” and 1982’s […]

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Syd Mead Dies: Visionary Futurist Who Worked On ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘Tron’ Was 86

Syd Mead, the visionary futurist who worked on such classic fantasy/sci-fi films as Tron, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, died today in Pasadena. He was 86.His manager Roger Servick told Deadline that Mead had been in failing health due to lymphoma cancer and he was undergoing treatment at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.Mead’s […]

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Syd Mead, Visionary ‘Blade Runner’ Artist and Futurist, Dies at 86

Visual artist and futurist Syd Mead, who helped shape the look of influential sci-fi films including “Blade Runner,” “Tron,” “Aliens” and “Star Trek: The Motion Picture,” died Monday of complications from lymphoma in Pasadena, Calif. He was 86.Autoline journalist John McElroy first reported the news, which was confirmed by his spouse Roger Servick to several […]

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Syd Mead, ‘Blade Runner’ Artist and Visual Futurist, Dies at Age 86

Syd Mead, the visual futurist and artist who helped influence the look of films like Blade Runner, Tron, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture, has died. He passed away in Pasadena, California on Monday due to complications from lymphoma. Read on for an appreciation of Mead’s incredible career. Variety brings the sad news that Mead […]

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Jeff Bridges Steers Golden Globes Audience Towards ‘Creating a Healthy Planet For All of Us’

There are few Hollywood stars more deserving of a career-spanning achievement award than Jeff Bridges, who has been acting since he was an actual infant — the son of the legendary actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges made his uncredited debut in John Cromwell’s “The Company She Keeps” when he was less […]

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Frank Serafine, ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Tron’ Sound Editor/Designer, Dies at 65

Hollywood sound engineer Frank Serafine died on Wednesday in Palmdale, Calif., according to the Los Angeles County Coroner. He was 65.According to the a report by the Antelope Valley Times, he was fatally struck by a motorist travelling west on Palmdale Boulevard, and Serafine died at the scene of major head and body trauma.Serafine was […]

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Dick Delson, Longtime Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 81

Dick Delson, a well-known Hollywood publicist who worked with stars including Sylvester Stallone, Walter Matthau and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and on campaigns for films including “The Deerhunter” and “Jaws,” died Sunday in Yarmouth, Maine. He was 81.His niece, Joanna Delson, said he died in his sleep at a longterm care facility.Among his other clients were James […]

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