TL;DR news on Richard Donner at February 19, 2023
Hollywood director Richard Donner had died in Los Angeles at the age of 91, with stars including Mel Gibson and Steven Spielberg among those paying tribute. Donner, whose credits included Lethal Weapon, The Goonies and the original Superman film, died on Monday. I will sorely miss him, with all his mischievous wit and wisdom." Spielberg, a close friend, who worked alongside Donner on The Goonies, hailed Donner as "the greatest Goonie of all". In a statement, Warner Bros described Donner as "a pioneer of the modern superhero, horror and action film genre.