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Comedy Legend Gene Wilder Dies at 83

One of comedy's biggest stars has passed away. According to AP, comedy film legend Gene Wilder died last night due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder is best known for starring in Mel Brooks films Blazing Saddles, The Producers, [...]

By Megh Wright

Gene Wilder Had a Very Specific Image of Willy Wonka

"The hat is terrific, but making it 2 inches shorter would make it more special," wrote Gene Wilder in a letter to Willy Wonka director Mel Stuart. It seems like throughout the process Wilder had many equally as specific ideas that eventually [...]

By Jesse David Fox