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On the Lot: Remembering Martin Landau and George A. Romero




Actor Martin Landau attends a ceremony for director Tim Burton to place his handprints and footprints in the cement of the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre on September 8, 2016 in the Hollywood, California.
Actor Martin Landau attends a ceremony for director Tim Burton to place his handprints and footprints in the cement of the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre on September 8, 2016 in the Hollywood, California.
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Actor Martin Landau attends a ceremony for director Tim Burton to place his handprints and footprints in the cement of the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre on September 8, 2016 in the Hollywood, California.
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 12: Director George A. Romero arrives at the "Survival of the Dead" Midnight Madness screening during the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival held at Ryerson Theatre on September 12, 2009 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Malcolm Taylor/Getty Images)
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It was a busy weekend for Hollywood. In Anaheim, D23, Disney’s own comic-con kicked off with big announcements, including the latest on their adaptation “A Wrinkle in Time."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4U3TeY2wtM

And across the pond, one of Britain’s signature series has made its main character a woman...it only took 54 years. 

https://twitter.com/bbcdoctorwho/status/886608420241117185

But even though there was a lot of exciting news and also a lot of feminist gains in Hollywood this weekend, there were also two major losses. George Romero and Martin Landau both passed away. Rebecca Keegan is the Hollywood correspondent for Vanity Fair, she spoke to A Martinez about their legacy.


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