'He was a remarkable, gifted, generous human being,' 'Love Story' star Ali MacGraw said of the director. Hiller served as the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1997.
An upcoming comedic take on Sherlock Holmes and Watson will add to the mountain of modern film and TV projects about the famous characters, including the 2015 movie 'Mr. Holmes' and the still-continuing TV series 'Sherlock' and 'Elementary.'
The DC Comics supervillain film brought in $135.1 million domestically and $267.1 million worldwide, beating out the previous record holder, 2014’s 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' which had previously set the bar at $94.3 million.
Larson will star in 'Captain Marvel,' which will be released in 2019. It will be the first film released by ultra-successful Marvel Studios that will feature a female protagonist without a male co-star getting equal billing.