'Mrs. Doubtfire 2' Likely Cancelled Due to Tragic Death of Robin Williams, Director Chris Columbus Pays Respects to Family
Mrs. Doubtfire 2 was in the works with Robin Williams on board to star again, but with his tragic and sudden death, the film likely will never get made.
Mrs. Doubtfire director Chris Columbus shared this about thehe 63-year-old actor and friend, "His performances were unlike anything any of us had ever seen, they came from some spiritual and otherworldly place. He truly was one of the few people who deserved the title of "genius."
"We were friends for 21 years. Our children grew up together, he inspired us to spend our lives in San Francisco and I loved him like a brother. The world was a better place with Robin in it. And his beautiful legacy will live on forever."
The family of Christopher Reeve, famous actor who passed away in 2004, honored Robin Williams after his tragic death with a statement.
Williams was a close friend to Christopher Reeves, dating back to when the two were aspiring actors and roommates at Juilliard back in the '70s. Reeves passed away in 2004 and his family shared a statement with People magazine about Robin.
"For Robin, our dad was 'Brother Reeve.' Robin was a light in our family for as long as we can remember. He and Dad made each other laugh, and they stood by each other to the end. Our hearts ache for his family," the statement to People said.
"The Reeve family, like many, will remember Robin for the humor, energy and brightness he brought into our lives through the screen. We will cherish him, though, for the quiet and unwavering support he showed our family through the hardest times. The world knew Robin as a comedic titan, but to our family, he was simply one of our Dad's dearest friends. From the moment they were classmates at Juilliard, their friendship transformed into a brotherhood that was built on a mutual admiration for the theater, the arts and, most importantly, laughter," the statement continued.
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