A representative for Joel Schumacher announced the director passed away today at the age of 80 in New York after battling cancer.
Film fanatics are mourning the loss of Schumacher by remembering his iconic movies, including St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin. Born in 1939, Schumacher always had a love for fashion, which led him to work on films as a costume designer. While working on these movies, he had developed knowledge and a passion for directing. Schumacher's legacy will continue to live on with his movies, inspiring filmmakers across the world.
RIP, Joel Schumacher. I met him on the set of the ill-fated Batman & Robin and he couldn’t have been nicer or more… https://t.co/OPU8yqeCH0— KevinSmith (@KevinSmith)1592850946.0
Rest in peace Joel Schumacher. The guy was actually a big fan of the comics and his Batman movies really captured t… https://t.co/QuT4xcdFL7— Questioning Comics (@Questioning Comics)1592852852.0
RIP #JoelSchumacher Thanks for having the guts and talent to bring "8MM" to life-a movie most were afraid to touch… https://t.co/8wqbZ7SBxt— Aaron B. (@Aaron B.)1592853517.0
RIP #JoelSchumacher ... he directed some of my favorite films...including my favorite film of all time ... The Lost… https://t.co/NpRQ6ymWLz— Nerdy Nicole (Candiss Nicole) is ready to 📸 (@Nerdy Nicole (Candiss Nicole) is ready to 📸)1592853453.0