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“Licorice Pizza” starring the Haim sisters as well as “The Lost City,” which is loaded with stars like Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe and Brad Pitt.Those looking for older classic films won’t be disappointed either as Meryl Streep-studded “The Devil Wears Prada,” and “Mamma Mia! ”will also head to the streamer (with the musical gracing Freevee’s catalog). Nicholas Cage’s “Face/Off” and the late James Caan’s “Thief” arrive August 1 along with “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion,” which stars the late Paul Sorvino’s daughter Mira.
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The Godfather star James Caan’s cause of death revealed as heart attack after he dies aged 82
James Caan, best-known for roles in films including The Godfather and The Gambler, died from a heart attack, his death certificate has revealed.Caan’s death at the age of 82 was confirmed in a statement released on social media, which read: ‘It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.‘The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.’While a cause of death was not revealed at the time, the late actor’s death certificate outlines that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.The document obtained by TMZ that his cause of death was myocardial infarction, otherwise known as a heart attack, with coronary artery disease being a contributing factor.Caan, who also appeared in films including Elf, El Dorado, The Rain People and A Bridge Too Far, died at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.He has since been buried at Eden Memorial Park, situated in the San Fernando Valley of LA.Caan was born on March 26 1940 in The Bronx, New York City, his parents both being Jewish immigrants from Germany.He was married four times and had five children, including Ocean’s Eleven and Entourage star Scott Caan.Following Caan’s death, tributes poured in for the Hollywood legend, from stars including Rob Reiner, Adam Sandler and Antonio Banderas.Reiner, who directed Caan in the 1990 psychological horror Misery, said: ‘I was so saddened to hear about Jimmy leaving us. I loved working with him.
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James Caan’s Legacy: The Intense Actor Saw Hollywood Change – and Change Again
Sanford Meisner.Television kept him busy through the early 1960s, but his breakthrough (not counting a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance in Billy Wilder’s “Irma La Douce”) was in the exploitation film “Lady in a Cage.” He played one within a group of delinquents terrorizing de Havilland, who herself was a wealthy poet trapped inside an elevator during a blackout. It’s a lesser entry in the post–“What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” genre of Grand Dame Guignol horror movies, but Caan’s intensity and ferocity – less focused than it would be later – was already very much on display.Later in the decade, he made the decision to pivot from TV to movies, even turning down a series role, saying, “I want to be an actor, not a millionaire.” His early big-screen work included titles like Howard Hawks’ “Red Line 7000,” Robert Altman’s sophomore theatrical feature “Countdown,” Curtis Harrington’s “Games,” Coppola’s “The Rain People” and an adaptation of John Updike’s “Rabbit, Run.” Each film garnered varying degrees of cult success, but none made money at the time, giving Caan the dreaded “box-office poison” brand.After being offered the role multiple times, Caan finally relented to do another small-screen project: the 1971 football tear-jerker “Brian’s Song,” which earned him rave reviews and an Emmy nomination.
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