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Richard Donner has died.
The legendary movie director – whose credits include The Goonies, Lethal Weapon and Superman – passed away at the age of 91.
Deadline report that Richard died on Monday according to his wife Lauren Schuler Donner and his business manager.
The outlet add that no cause of death has been revealed.
Filmmaker Richard directed some of the most iconic films of the 1970s and 1980s.
Last year, the talented movie maker signed up to Lethal Weapon five and declared: "This is the final one."
"It’s both my privilege and duty to put it to bed. It’s exciting, actually… Hahaha! It’s the last one, I’ll promise you that."
Following the sad news, fans of Richard took to social media to reflect on his impact in Hollywood.
Richard Donner has died
(Image: AFP via Getty Images)
One penned: "Richard Donner redefined the concept of what a superhero on film could be. Every modern comic book movie owes him a debt of gratitude. I’m eternally grateful. Superman (and Superman II), Lethal Weapon, Scrooged, The Goonies, The Omen, Maverick, & more. What a cinematic legacy."
A second joined in: "Without Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN, there would be no modern superhero films as we know them. Every successful superhero franchise since has built on his work. It was the CITIZEN KANE of comic book adaptations. He was as much a legend as the character he curated. RIP."
A third echoed: "Richard Donner made the devil a child in The Omen, invented the modern day comic book movie with Superman, and reinvented the buddy cop movie with Lethal Weapon. I got to meet with him last year about a project. Guy was a natural born storyteller. Thanks for all the flicks, Dick!"
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