Eminem’s 8 Mile Director Curtis Hanson Dies at 71

Multiple award winning director and writer, Curtis Lee Hanson has reportedly died at his home in Hollywood Hills from heart attack.

TMZ reported that Hanson died on Tuesday afternoon after paramedics went to his home responding to a call of an unconscious man and was pronounced dead at the scene from what appears to be an heart attack.

Hanson, who famously directed Eminem’s Hollywood hip-hop movie, ‘8 Mile’, was born in Reno, Nevada. He started writing for the magazine cinema before moving into screenwriting and directing in the early 1970’s winning awards like the Oscar awards in 1998 for his ‘L.A. Confidential’ screenplay as well as directing ‘The hand That Rocks the Cradle’, ‘The River Wild’ and ‘In Her Shoes’.

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