'Hunger Games' producer Allison Shearmur no more

 20 Jan 2018 - 10:39

'Hunger Games' producer Allison Shearmur no more
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Los Angeles, Veteran Hollywood producer and executive Allison Shearmur, who produced the "Hunger Games" films, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and the upcoming "Solo: A Star Wars Story", is dead.

She died on Friday at UCLA Medical Center here after a battle with lung cancer. She was 54, reports variety.com.

Shearmur worked as an executive at Disney, Universal, Paramount and Lionsgate before becoming a producer in 2011.

Her producing credits included "Pride, Prejudice and Zombies", "Cinderella", "Nerve" and the upcoming "The One and Only Ivan". She was an executive producer on "Power Rangers", "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "Abduction" and a co-producer on the upcoming "Chaos Walking".

She was an executive producer on the 2017 television movie "Dirty Dancing" through her Allison Shearmur Productions company.

She joined Lionsgate as president of motion picture production in 2008 and oversaw the first two "Hunger Games" movies, then executive produced the final two.

She is survived by her husband and composer Ed Shearmur; her daughter, Imogen; her son Anthony, her parents Martin and Rhoda Brecker, her sister Jodi and Fred Proust (Jodi's husband); her brother John and Heather Brecker (John's wife), her sister Lisa and Alan Hartstein (Lisa's husband). She also leaves behind seven nieces and nephews.

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