Bill Paxton, left, fist met RECOiL writer/director/actor Brian DiMaio, right while making the film The Lords of Discipline. Paxton played the part of a haze loving cadet sharing his gift.
Actor Bill Paxton’s family announced he died Saturday from a stroke after suffering complications following heart surgery. He was 61.
Paxton was recently starring in the CBS cop drama “Training Day,” based on the Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke film. It is unclear what will become of that program now that he has passed away.
Paxton also appeared in such films as “Weird Science,” “Titanic,” “Twister,” “RECOiL” and “Apollo 13.”
He won an Emmy Award for his role in “Hatfields & McCoys.” He also was on television in such shows as “Miami Vice,” “Big Love” and “A Bright Shining Lie.”
He is survived by two children, James and Lydia, and his wife Louise Newbury.
We can assume Captain Edward Smith took his own advice.
Los Angeles—A California woman has filed a lawsuit against another California woman who recently filed a lawsuit against James Cameron alleging he stole her idea for his mega-blockbuster hit “Titanic.”
The suit brought by Michaela Tezanos alleges that a suit brought last month against Cameron by Princess Samantha Kennedy was actually her idea first, and that the 16-page handwritten lawsuit filed by Kennedy that detailed how James Cameron and Paramount used many of her ideas as inspiration for dozens of the film’s most famous scenes, was stolen directly from Tezanos’ journal, which she keeps on her nightstand next to her autographed picture of Titanic captain Edward Smith.
An early moving picture test sample from Cameron Eastman Kodak labs.
Rochester, NY—The Eastman Kodak Company has announced they are moving closer to technology that make still pictures move. Similar to photographs seen in the “Harry Potter” series of films, these new photographs will move, revolutionizing the photo industry.
“Similar to how we now look at old black and white photos and Polaroids, we expect regular still photos to soon be just antiques,” said Kodak spokesman Lloyd Swaggerty. Continue reading