Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman and More Remember Joel Schumacher

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Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman and other celebrities mourn the loss of a director Joel Schumacher, director of films such as “St. Elmos Feuer "," The Lost Boys "and" Falling Down ", who died on Monday from a one-year fight against cancer. He was 80 years old.
Schumacher, a costume designer who became a director, was known to take over the Batman franchise when director Tim Burton left Warner Bros. He directed Batman Forever (1995) with Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey and Nicole Kidman and directed 1997. Batman and Robin with George Clooney and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Sutherland, who starred in "The Lost Boys" in 1987, went to Twitter to offer his condolences to one of his "dearest friends and partners in filmmaking". He added that Schumacher's "Joy, Spirit and Talent" would continue to live in the heart and memory of the actor.
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Corey Feldman, the star of "Lost Boys," explained in detail how the sober Schumacher tried to stop him from using drugs on the set of the film, firing him and putting him back on after he said he was from an adult on the set Getting cocaine. "It was because of him # The2Coreys ever met or became something!" Wrote Feldman, "he tried to prevent my relegation."
In a statement sent to Variety, actor Rob Lowe played in Schumacher's “St. Elmos Feuer ", recalled how the director believed he could play the role of Billy, the bad boy of brotherhood, in the 1985 film:" Joel saw things that others could not, "wrote Lowe." When St Elmos fire all thought I should play the yuppie but Joel knew I could play the bad boy. He was weird. It had an extraordinary taste. The images from his films are timeless snapshots of their time. It was a larger than life original; I will never forget him. "
The actor Nicolas Cage, who worked with the filmmaker in the mystery thriller film "8MM", also shared kind words about the "great artist" with Variety: "I am very upset about Joel's death - he was a great artist and one true friend ... i will miss him. "
"Batman Forever" star Jim Carrey wrote: "He saw deeper things in me than most others and he lived a wonderfully creative and heroic life." I am grateful to have had him as a friend. "
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Joel Schumacher passed away. He saw deeper things in me than most and led a wonderfully creative and heroic life. I am grateful to have had him as a friend.
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Comedian Kevin Smith said he met the filmmaker on the set of "Batman and Robin". "He couldn't have been nicer or more hospitable," Smith wrote.
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RIP, Joel Schumacher. I met him on the set of the unfortunate Batman & Robin and he couldn't have been nicer or hospitable (and the man loved clapping). The Incredible Shrinking Woman was an early classic cable TV for me and I loved St. Elmos Fire, The Client and Flawless.
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BREAKING: Joel Schumacher, director of Batman films, dies at the age of 80
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Patrick Wilson, who starred in Schumacher's musical "The Phantom of the Opera," wrote, "That breaks my heart. I appreciated my time with Joel. The laugh. The wisdom. The karaoke. Both he and Mike Nichols believed that about 80% of what they did was casting. He started the career of many. Too many to name. Such a diverse and fearless resume. "
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That breaks my heart. I appreciated my time with Joel. The laugh. The wisdom. The karaoke. Both he and Mike Nichols believed that about 80% of what they did was casting. He started the career of many. Too many to name. Such a diverse and fearless resume. Rest in peace.
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Joel Schumacher dies: director of two Batman pictures, "St. Elmo's fire and others were 80 years old
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Emmy Rossum, who also starred in The Phantom of the Opera, said she had tears in her eyes when she heard about Schumacher's death. "He was a force. It was unique. Creative. Violent. Passionate. He played a key role in shaping my life, ”she wrote.
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I have tears in my eyes when I hear about Joel Schumacher's death. He was a force. It was unique. Creative. Violent. Passionate. He had a significant impact on my life. I don't have the right words at the moment.
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Comedian Billy Eichner praised the filmmaker as an openly gay director before being accepted in Hollywood. "He was a (very) outspoken gay director before it was cool, and his films are a throwback to a time when Hollywood was doing something other than bloated action films or homework with Oscar baits," Eichner wrote on Twitter. "RIP Joel. I'm glad you had fun. "
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RIP Joel Schumacher. I love St. Elmos fire. He was a (very) outspoken gay director before it was cool, and his films are a throwback to a time when Hollywood did something other than bloated action films or homework with Oscar lures. RIP Joel. I am glad that you had fun.
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