Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Oscar winning Alvin Sargent, Spider-man/Paper Moon screenwriter dies, 92

  1. #1
    Elite Member Novice's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Beyond Caring, then hang a left.
    Posts
    43,712

    Default Oscar winning Alvin Sargent, Spider-man/Paper Moon screenwriter dies, 92

    Alvin Sargent, Spider-Man screenwriter, dies at 92


    • 9 hours ago



    Image copyrightSONY PICTURES
    Alvin Sargent, the American screenwriter who won two Oscars and penned scripts for the Spider-Man film trilogy, has died at the age of 92.


    Sargent died of natural causes at his home in Seattle on Thursday.
    He won Oscars for Julia, a 1977 Holocaust drama based on the personal writings of Lillian Hellman, and Ordinary People, a 1980 film about a family facing bereavement.
    However, he will be equally remembered for his later work on Spider-Man.
    Sargent wrote the screenplays for Spider-Man 2 in 2004 and Spider-Man 3 in 2007. He also did a rewrite for the 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man.
    Starting as a writer for television, Sargent made it on to the big screen in 1966 with "Gambit," a comedy thriller starring Michael Caine.
    Along with his two Oscar wins, he was also nominated in 1974 for "Paper Moon" - an American comedy-drama film set in Kansas and Missouri during the Great Depression.
    Sargent and his life partner, producer Laura Ziskin, married in 2010 after more than 25 years together. She died of breast cancer a year later


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48238573?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment_and_arts&link_location=live-reporting-story




  2. #2
    Elite Member gas_chick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    43,771

    Default

    I loved those Spider-Man movies. RIP!
    I am going to come and burn the fucking house down... but you will blow me first."

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 10
    Last Post: April 28th, 2017, 10:42 PM
  2. Melissa Mathison, ET screenwriter, dies aged 65 in Los Angeles
    By *Wookie-Chick* in forum Latest Gossip
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: November 5th, 2015, 09:05 PM
  3. Oscar Winning Actor Maximilian Schell Dies At 83
    By Seth82 in forum Latest Gossip
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: February 1st, 2014, 07:38 PM
  4. Oscar Hijuelos Dead: Pulitzer-Winning Novelist Dies At 62
    By witchcurlgirl in forum Books and Literature
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: October 14th, 2013, 12:42 PM
  5. Oscar-winning style
    By Honey in forum Home and Garden
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: August 1st, 2009, 10:15 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •