Star Wars Film Producer Gary Kurtz Has Died

Monday 24th September 2018: 

The American film producer Gary Kurtz producer, whose list of credits includes American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Dark Crystal and Return to Oz, has died (from cancer) in London, aged 78. He passed away, yesterday, Sunday 23rd September 2018.

Paul Goodenough, who lived at Vicarage Street, Warminster, for many years -  former successful internet entrepreneur, now an Emmy and BAFTA nominated writer and producer, and the owner and CEO of Aerian Studios - has tweeted: "Distraught to confirm the reports that friend, colleague and business partner Gary Kurtz has passed away. My head is all over the place, but I can confirm, as per his wish, @GBKHybrid and the projects we created together, will carry on. #garykurtz #starwars #darkcrystal"
 Gary Kurtz (far left) and Paul Goodenough
(second from left), pictured at ICE 2016,
promoting their comic project The Chimeran,
a pre-apocalyptic story set in the years before 
the food runs out through over-population. 
The story focuses around The Camp: 
an experimental community powered 
by a genetic hybrid bred-for-purpose 
workforce, the Chimerans.
To read more about The Chimeran,
click on: