Monday, July 17, 2017

George A Romero has died

It has just been announced that legendary director/writer and film hero to so many, George A Romero has sadly passed away. The horror icon died in his sleep after a short battle with lung cancer.

Manager Chris Roe said: “Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero passed away on Sunday July 16, listening to the score of ‘The Quiet Man,’ one of his all-time favorite films, with his wife, Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and daughter, Tina Romero at his side,” the statement said. “He died peacefully in his sleep, following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer, and leaves behind a loving family, many friends, and a filmmaking legacy that has endured, and will continue to endure, the test of time.”

Romero was a film innovator and his like will never be seen again. His impact to cinema is momentous and his loss is crushing.

RIP Mr Romero