In some sad news, director Joel Schumacher has died. He was 80 years of age.
Schumacher’s publicist has confirmed that Joel passed away in New York City earlier today after a year-long battle with cancer.
Throughout a directing career that spanned five decades and began in 1974 with TV movie Virginia Hill, Schumacher’s most notable works include The Lost Boys, St. Elmo’s Fire, Flatliners, Falling Down, A Time to Kill, Tigerland, Phone Booth, and of course Batman Forever and Batman & Robin.
The thoughts of all here at STARBURST go out to the family, friends, and fans of Joel Schumacher. Rest in peace, sir.