Filmmaker George Hickenlooper Dies at 47


He was found yesterday morning in Denver. No foul play is suspected. He was in town for the Thursday premiere of his new film, Casino Jack, which stars Kevin Spacey as disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Hickenlooper also directed films such as Hearts of Darkness, the documentary on the making of Apocalypse Now. His cousin John is the mayor of Denver and the Democratic nominee for governor of Colorado in Tuesday's election, which he is favored to win. [Denver Post]