Sonny Chiba, martial arts legend and Kill Bill actor, dies at 82 of COVID-19 complications

Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba, the Japanese actor and martial arts legend who had roles in American films like Kill Bill and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, died on Thursday of COVID-19 complications, his agent and manager confirmed to Variety. He was 82. Chiba’s career in film and television spanned five decades — from the

Quentin Tarantino makes searing claims to his mum: ‘You will never see one penny’

Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino claims he vowed to never share a “penny” (cent) with his mother, after she allegedly discouraged his writing dreams. The notable filmmaker behind Inglorious Basterds and Pulp Fiction told The Moment podcast he began writing screenplays in primary school, often getting him into trouble. Tarantino claimed his teachers saw his work

Quentin Tarantino says he still plans to retire after one more film

Quentin Tarantino knows that once you’ve reached the top, the only option is to go down. While promoting his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novel on Real Time With Bill Maher on June 25, Tarantino confirmed he plans to retire after making one more film. READ MORE: Supernatural star Jared Padalecki goes on Twitter

John Saxon, Nightmare on Elm Street and Enter the Dragon actor, dies at 84

John Saxon, the stoic yet charismatic character actor who starred in many iconic horror, western and genre films, died in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, after a battle with pneumonia, according to multiple reports. He was 84. The daughter of his Enter the Dragon co-star Bruce Lee paid tribute on the late martial arts actor’s Twitter page.