In an alternate universe, Robin Williams looked after Blake Lively, and won Sally Field back.
Lewy Body Dementia affects an estimated 1.4 million people in the U.S.; Robin Williams had it.
In his appearance at the New York Comedy Festival on Thursday, Billy Crystal shared several of his favorite memories of Robin Williams—shedding light on Williams’s dark sense of humor in the process. Crystal recalled how the late comedian was a “close friend and brother to me,” and how Williams acted... More »
Robin Williams’s first album was called Reality…What a Concept. More than one lefty blogger implied that Unreality…What a Concept would have been a fitting title for Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate.
Robin Williams’ will has forced Disney to desert any plans for a fourth installment of the popular animated franchise Aladdin when it barred the company from using Williams’ “name, taped performances or voice recordings for 25 years after his death.” According to the New York Post, a former executive from Disney indicated that while in... Show More Summary
Those hoping to see Aladdin back on his magic carpet anytime soon might want to grab that famous magic lamp and start wishing. Supposedly, Williams recorded enough material for the Disney classic "Aladdin" to be repurposed for a potential...Show More Summary
When Disney announced plans to develop a live-action prequel to its beloved Aladdin films, it threatened—er, tempted—fans of the films with a “before all-powerful boy meets street rat” premise. But just as the studio was preparing to...Show More Summary
A former Disney exec has revealed the studio might have had plans for another animated Aladdin installment — featuring the late Robin Williams's voice. In an interview published in last weekend's Sunday Times of London, an unnamed source said Disney's vault is so jam-packed with outtakes from Williams's initial run as... More »
A clause in Robin Williams' will prevents anyone from using any previous recording for 25 years, which halted Disney's 'Aladdin' sequel.
Disney is apparently determined to remake, reimagine, or retell every fairy tale in its animated feature stable, with new versions of everything from Beauty and the Beast to Winnie the Pooh in the works. But one character you won’t see make a comeback is Robin Williams‘ Genie from 1992’s Aladdin. Show More Summary
Robin Williams' innovative will locked down the use of his image for 25 years —and as a result, the Times of London says that Disney "has abandoned plans to make a fourth installment of the blockbuster Aladdin " animated film, in which Williams played the Genie. "When he was on form,...
Seems like he's one jump ahead of Disney even in the afterlife. As you may already know, the lengthy legal battle between Robin Williams' children and his wife Susan Williams finally came to an end at the beginning of October, and now more details about his will are surfacing. Susan already spoke to GMA about the trouble [...]
A sequel won't be feasible for at least the next two decades.
If you’ve seen even the tiniest portion of Robin Williams’ performance as the genie in Aladdin, then it won’t come as a shock to you that there a ton of his material that never made it to the final cut. And now it won’t be seen on the big screen for at least 25 years. Read more...
Aladdin is one of those animated classics that could never be replicated, and a good part of that fact is due to the fact that the voice and performance of Robin Williams is so iconic and irreplaceable that it can't be duplicated. According...Show More Summary
The beloved comic died of a disease that possibly could have been managed.
As we pursue prevention, we’ll be labeling persons with neurodegenerative diseases at a stage when their disease is largely ahead of them. The ways we talk about living with Alzheimer’s disease, about the future after an early diagnosis, will shape whether we feel stigma and therefore a threat to our dignity and so our desire to be dead.
Robin Williams' widow Susan recently revealed that Lewy body dementia was responsible for her husband's death. We take an in-depth look at this common, yet unrecognized disease.
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Robin Williams’ widow has disclosed that he had been diagnosed with a terrible disease that leads to dementia and Parkinson’s-like symptoms. That has Dallas Morning News editorial writer, Tod Robberson, in effect, applauding Williams’ suicide. Show More Summary