Filmmaker Hickenlooper Dies

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October 31, 2010 | 10:40am EST

Factory Girl director George Hickenlooper has died. He was 47.
The filmmaker was found dead on Saturday, police have confirmed.

Hickenlooper was in Denver, Colorado for the premiere of his latest movie, Casino Jack, starring Kevin Spacey and Kelly Preston, reports the Associated Press. No further details of his death were available as WENN went to press.

He won an Emmy Award in 1992 for Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse, about the making of the movie Apocalypse Now, and also directed Andy Garcia and Sir Mick Jagger in The Man from Elysian Fields.