Oscar-winning film producer Dino De Laurentiis has passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 91. De Laurentiis had over 160 credits to his name including such classics as Serpico and La Strada (for which he won the Oscar) as well as more delightfully schlocky fare like Conan the Barbarian and Maximum Overdrive. He also produced The Silence of the Lambs sequels and prequels, Hannibal, Red Dragon, and Hannibal Rising.
Our deepest condolences go out to Mr. De Laurentiis’ friends and family. [Reuters]