John Ritter

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5 Stars Who Died in the Middle of Filming

And what became of their projects

(Newser) - When he died, Philip Seymour Hoffman had just days of filming left to finish out his role in the Hunger Games trilogy. Filmmakers are considering digitally re-creating him in order to complete one crucial scene. Radar rounds up 10 more actors who were mid-project when they died:
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20 Movies That Debuted After a Star's Death

Paul Walker died less than two weeks before 'Hours' release

(Newser) - Paul Walker died less than two weeks before the Dec. 13 release of Hours, a movie about Hurricane Katrina he starred in. The San Francisco Chronicle rounds up many more examples of movies released after one of their stars died. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out... More »

Jury Clears Doctors in Ritter Case

Actor ignored earlier medical advice, panel decides

(Newser) - A California jury today cleared two doctors of negligence in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the family of actor John Ritter, the LA Times reports. Lawyers charged that doctors failed to properly treat and diagnose Ritter when he arrived at hospital in 2003 complaining of chest pain and nausea. The... More »

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