Actor Yaphet Kotto, known for his performances in Alien, the James Bond film Live and Let Die and the television series Homicide: Life on the Street, has died at the age of 81.
Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.
The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.
We are sad to report the death of film Art Director Alan Tomkins. Tomkins was the art director for Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. His work on the film earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction. Throughout an incredible career in film Tomkins art directed and contributed to films such as Batman Begins, A Bridge Too Far, JFK, Saving Private Ryan, Die Another Day, Natural Born Killers and Disney’s 101 Dalmations as well as numerous assisting art direction/draughtsmen credits including A View To A Kill, From Russia With Love and work on Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Honor Blackman the English actress, widely known for the roles of Cathy Gale in The Avengers, Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, Julia Daggett in Shalako and Hera in Jason and the Argonauts has died.
Universal Pictures is having to change up its upcoming release calendar, setting new dates for Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The release of upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die has been pushed back from April to November, becoming the first Hollywood film to change it’s release date due to the coronavirus outbreak. The 25th installment in the storied spy franchise will now hit theaters in the U.K on Nov. 12 and in the U.S. on Nov. 25.