BREAKING NEWS

DEAD: Joel Schumacher (aged 80)
American film director

Joel T. Schumacher (August 29, 1939 ā€“ June 22, 2020) was an American filmmaker. Schumacher rose to fame after directing three hit films: St. Elmo’s Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), and Flatliners (1990). He later went on to direct the John Grisham adaptations The Client (1994) and A Time to Kill (1996). His films Falling Down (1993) and 8mm (1999) competed for Palme d’Or and Golden Bear, respectively.

DEATH: Schumacher died from cancer on June 22, 2020, in New York City; he was 80.

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