An unfortunate departure has hit Hollywood. jamie christopherknown for his outstanding work as an assistant director on films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and in the complete saga of films of Harry Potterdied this Tuesday at the age of 52 in Los Angeles due to heart complications, as announced The Hollywood Reporter.
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Throughout his career of nearly three decades, jamie christopher became a frequent collaborator of directors such as rian johnson and James Gunnas well as Kevin Feige from Marvel Studios. His work included outstanding deliveries such as Guardians of the Galaxy – 91%, Star Wars: The Last Jedi – 91%the eight films of the successful film saga of Harry Potteramong many others.
In accordance with THR, Christopher he worked hard for a long time and developed strong relationships with well-known directors. Her efforts paid off and she achieved a stable and well-paid position in the film industry. rian johnsonwho worked with Christopher in the last jedi and Between Knives and Secrets – 100%had this to say about his late friend and colleague in a statement (via THR):
Jamie was a good friend and he loved making movies. He loved his team, he loved his work, his process and his story. He was truly one of the greats and this is a heartbreaking loss for all who were lucky enough to work with him.
In addition, James Gunnwho worked with Christopher in Guardians of the Galaxysaid the following:
Jamie was one of the best in the movie business, period, let alone his field. When I first met him, I didn’t know what assistant directors like him did, and he completely changed my view of them. He loved him as a friend and collaborator, and I will miss his laugh. I am heartbroken to have lost him.
In addition to his collaboration in Guardians of the Galaxy, Christopher worked on other famous Marvel movies including Avengers: Age of Ultron – 75%, Thor, a dark world – 66% and Black Widow- 87%. Kevin Feige and Louis D’Espositowho serve as President and Co-President of Marvel Studios respectively, said the following in a statement:
We are incredibly saddened by Jamie’s passing. He’s been part of the Marvel Studios team for over a decade, and on productions like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Black Widow,’ and more, he was a quiet presence behind the camera, and a wonderful and understanding crew member on set. Jamie first joined Marvel Studios as an Assistant Director on ‘Thor: The Dark World’ and due to his hard work and diligence, he was promoted to Executive Producer on ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ and the upcoming movie ‘Fantastic 4’. a beloved member of our Marvel Studios family and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
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