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PRODUCER OF JAWS, COCOON, DRIVING MISS DAISY, PLANET OF APES, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, DIES

July 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Prolific producer Richard D. Zanuck, who won an Oscar for his 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy, and whose other films were some of the most admired releases of the past 50 years, has died of a heart attack in Los Angeles at the age of 77. He was the son of Daryl F. Zanuck, the […]

JAMES EARL JONES GOT $7,000 TO BECOME DARTH VADER’S VOICE

December 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While according to Star Wars lore, James Earl Jones was paid only $9,000 in 1977 to provide the voice of Darth Vader in George Lucas’s original film (Star Wars: A New Hope) Jones himself said on Thursday that he received even less than that — just $7,000. Appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to […]