Joel Schumacher, Batman Films Director Dies At 80

Joel Schumacher, Batman Films Director Dies At 80

Joel Schumacher
Joel Schumacher 6th International Rome Film Festival - photocall Rome, Italy - 03.11.11 Featuring: Joel Schumacher Where: UK, Germany When: 03 Nov 2011 Credit: WENN

Hollywood director, Joel Schumacher has passed away at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer. .

Among his notable works in film directing was Batman films, St. Elmo’s Fire, The Lost Boys and Falling Down.

Schumacher died in New York City on Monday, June 23, 2020.

He started out as a costume designer before proceeding to directing. Schumacher brought his fashion background to directing a run of stylish films throughout the 1980s and 1990s that were not always critically acclaimed, but continue to be well-loved by audiences for capturing the feel of the era.

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