Bob George, who served as a producer on the latest Drake Doremus-directed dramas Newness, Zoe and Endings, Beginnings, has died. He was 51.
George died Tuesday after he was struck by a automotive whereas on his bicycle in Silver Lake, writer-actor Ben York Jones informed The Hollywood Reporter. “He was very wholesome and precautious and conscientious and humble, and he rode his bike in all places,” Jones stated.
Born in Peoria, Illinois, Robert Joseph George Jr. began out as manufacturing accountant on such big-budget movies as Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), The Sum of All Fears (2002), three Pirates of the Caribbean motion pictures and The Lone Ranger (2013).
He was a manufacturing guide on Divergent (2014) earlier than producing his first function, Scott Free’s Newness (2017). Starring Nicholas Hoult and Laia Costa and written by Jones, it premiered at Sundance and was acquired by Netflix.
He reunited with Doremus on the Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux-starring Zoe (2018), which bowed at Tribeca and was picked up by Amazon, and Endings, Beginnings (2019), a Toronto title that starred Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan and Sebastian Stan and was acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Movies.
George and Jones have been at work on one other Doremus movie, Aurora, from CJ Leisure, on the time of his loss of life. He additionally served as a manufacturing guide on the upcoming motion thriller Tin Soldier, directed by Brad Furman and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert De Niro.
In keeping with Jones, George was hit by a automotive instantly after the door of a parked automotive opened into the bike lane.
Survivors embrace his partner, artist Yasmine Nasser Diaz, and his sister, Jennifer.