RIP: The Thing Producer David Foster

David Foster, the prolific producer behind John Carpenter’s “The Thing”, died Monday in Los Angeles at the age of 90.   With a career spanning six decades,  his feature credits include Short Circuit (1986) The River Wild (1994); The Mask of Zorro (1998); Hart’s War (2002); and Collateral Damage (2002) and the remake of 2011 The Thing.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jackie Pattiz, sons Gary, a producer; Greg, former Imax Entertainment CEO; and Tim, daughter-in-law Lisa and Marci and grandchildren Daryn, Drew, Kayla, Jackson, and Lucas.

 

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