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Walter Hill Is Back in the Saddle with 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?' Remake (Video)

Walter Hill Is Back in the Saddle with 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?' Remake (Video)
Writer-director Walter Hill is one of the great underappreciated auteurs. He can do it all: stylish action, intelligent dialogue, epic scale and intimate relationships. So it's always good news to announce that he has a new movie, especially when he wrote it himself. Do I want to see him do yet another remake? No. But in this case I am curious to see his take on the classic star vs. star horror flick "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" made famous by Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. "Obviously, our first task is to find the proper casting for the two defining roles,” said Hill, who adapted the original novel by Henry Farrell. The potential casting choices are tantalizing indeed. Meryl Streep vs. Glenn Close come to mind. Lakeshore Entertainment is funding the movie with principals Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi producing with Adlrich Company's Adell Aldrich; Robert Aldrich directed the
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Walter Hill Directing, Writing Remake of 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?'

Walter Hill Directing, Writing Remake of 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?'
Walter Hill, the man best known for "The Warriors" and "48 Hrs.," is mounting a remake of the horror classic "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" That may sound like sacrilege to fans of the macabre chiller, but Hill is doing so with the blessing of the family of the late Robert Aldrich, the director of the original 1962 film.  "I am greatly honored that Walter Hill will be joining us in the collaboration of this film. I know that he will respect the material and the legacy of this terrific project," Adell
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Spillane's Secretary In Kiss Me Deadly Dead At 84

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Spillane's Secretary In Kiss Me Deadly Dead At 84
Actress Maxine Cooper Gomberg has died at her home in Los Angeles. She was 84.

Best known for playing fictional private eye Mickey Spillane's secretary in 1955 film noir classic Kiss Me Deadly, Gomberg - then known as Maxine Cooper - was also a social activist.

She died of natural causes on 4 April.

Moviemaker Robert Aldrich cast the actress in Kiss Me Deadly after seeing her in a Los Angeles theatrical production of Peer Gynt. She also had small roles in the director's films Autumn Leaves and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

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