Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, beloved for his work on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit films as well as I Am Legend, Babe, the 2005 King Kong, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, passed away yesterday at 59 of an apparent heart attack.
Maybe Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice can put in a billboard for I am Legend?
And this time they'll even be able to put a real Batman v Superman billboard in it!
They all go to heaven, though, don't they?
What is it with heartbreaking animals in movies, books, and TV? It's getting to the point that whenever an animal is introduced into the cast of something I'm watching or reading, I start waiting for the other shoe to drop.
, who directed I Am Legend
and Water For Elephants
, is the official choice
to direct the sequel to The Hunger Games
, Catching Fire
, replacing the now-departed Gary Ross
. It was down to Lawrence (no relation to the movie's star, Jennifer Lawrence
) and Bennett Miller
), but it came down to whose schedule would best accommodate their November 2013 release date. We won't get upset that Lionsgate couldn't have thought outside the box and chosen a female director, but allow us a moment to wallow for exactly five seconds over this missed opportunity. 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1. Okay! Moving on.
Things We Saw Today
(My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
) has shared some art
from her upcoming short for DC Nation
, Super Best Friends Forever
, on Bleeding Cool
. We dare you to not become adorably excited about this. (via DC Women Kicking Ass