Concept Art for the Forbidden Planet Remake That Never Was

In 1995, Irvin Kershner tried to make a remake of the classic Forbidden Planet. The project never materialized, but Kershner had already marshaled the artistic talent of Ralph McQuarrie, John Eaves, Mark McCreery, Syd Mead, and Stan Winson. And the early concept work of McQuarrie and Mead is readily accessible today. » 7/08/14 1:30am 7/08/14 1:30am

Weird old Indiana Jones footage shows off Barbra Streisand in a…

When Steven Spielberg was filming Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, he brought in Barbra Streisand, Carrie Fisher, and Empire Strikes Back director Irvin Kershner to whip a confused, tied-up Indiana Jones. Also, Streisand was in a dominatrix costume. Yup. » 9/07/11 4:45pm 9/07/11 4:45pm

Empire Strikes Back director Irvin Kershner dies in LA at 87

Irvin Kershner, director of the best Star Wars film, has died at 87 in LA. Kershner also directed such genre hits as the Bond flick Never Say Never Again and Robocop 2, and the cult favorite TV series Seaquest DSV. » 11/29/10 5:10am 11/29/10 5:10am