BLADE RUNNER Producer RUN RUN SHAW Dies, Aged 106!
Sad news for fans of Martial Arts films; Run Run Shaw, cofounder of the Shaw Brothers studio, has passed away at the ripe old age of 106.
Variety are reporting that film producer Run Run Shaw has passed away in Hong Kong today.
Runn was involved in the film industry through his production company, the Shaw Brothers studio, which he founded at 19 with his brother.
Shaw worked mostly in Singapore and Shanghai, focusing mainly on martial arts films, but branched out into the western market at times, most notable with Ridley Scott's Blade Runner.
Sir Run Run Shaw died at 6.55am local time in Hong Kong on Jan 7, 2014.
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