As you may have heard yesterday, Kung Fu/ Kill Bill actor, David Carradine, passed away in a Thai hotel.
Less than 24-hours after the star’s premature passing, the rumours and slander have already started to fly. I don’t have the strength on a Friday to join in with all that (even if I did have a policy of speaking ill/ spreading sex-based rumours about the dead). So, you may instead like to know that the producer of the movie Carradine was shooting says the show will go on.
This is fair enough in this industry, although there is an obvious sting in the tail. The people behind Batman did the same when Heath Ledger died and was impersonated via post-production trickery.
The people shooting the actor’s movie in Bangkok say they have already started to re-write the Stretch script.
TMZ just spoke with Charles Gillibert, a producer on “Stretch,” who told us David still had a few critical scenes left to shoot when he passed away Thursday morning. Gillibert says everyone on the set is devastated by David’s death, but producers still have a job to do — and are working hard to change the storyline to accommodate David’s absence.
Gillibert wanted us to know David was in wonderful spirits before his death, was in great shape and had been joking around with everyone working on the film. There is only one day left of shooting — which Gillibert says everyone is very eager to complete and put behind them. (via TMZ)
You can read more about David Carradine at his Wikipedia page.
Image credit to Splash News.