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'My Old School' Trailer Teases Alan Cumming as Brandon Lee in Unbelievable High School Hoax

A trailer for the new true-crime documentary My Old School was exclusively unveiled by IndieWire and teases the insane story of a student at the prestigious Bearsden Academy who went by the name Brandon Lee. Directed by Jono McLeod, the film features an interview with the man himself, only he refused to be put on-screen. Instead, audio from McLeod's interview with the infamous former student was lip-synced by acclaimed veteran actor Alan Cumming (The Good Wife, GoldenEye). The film debuted to high praise at Sundance, earning a 95% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
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If Brandon Lee Had His Way, The Crow Would Look Very Different

"The Crow" is based on the comic series of the same name, written and drawn by the amazing James O'Barr. Though the character debuted in 1989, he was created years earlier as O'Barr's attempt to deal with the loss of his fiancé, who had been killed by a drunk driver. Grief was always intrinsic to this story.
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Obituary: Emerick, Brandon Lee

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Brandon Lee Emerick, 34, of Parkersburg, passed away unexpectedly, March 22, 2022 at his residence. He was born on March 14, 1988 in Parkersburg, WV, the son of Loretta “Lori” Carver Emerick and Kevin D. Emerick. Brandon loved music and watching UFC fights. He...
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Brandon Lee: The model school pupil who was a 30-year-old imposter

For a whole school year a new boy convinced his Scottish high school classmates and teachers that he was just a regular pupil. But eventually the teenager who called himself Brandon Lee was exposed as an imposter called Brian MacKinnon, who had left the same school more than a decade earlier.
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Brandon Lee: "The Crow" and His Final Hours

Brandon Lee’s rise to stardom was cut short with a horrific consequence. The 28-year-old son of martial arts icon Bruce Lee was shot in the abdomen, March 31, 1993, while filming the now-cult-action movie, The Crow, in which the actor portrayed Eric Draven — the comic-book-based rock musician who returns from the grave to avenge his own murder. It was to be Lee’s breakthrough film performance.
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Brandon Lee Named Director of Student-Athlete Professionalism

Brandon Lee has been named the University of Notre Dame’s Director of Student-Athlete Professionalism. Lee joins the Irish after serving as a Discovery Officer at the University of Colorado since July of 2021. “Helping student-athletes to develop as professionals is a critical component of our overall commitment to help...
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The biggest changes in metro Phoenix TV news in 2021, from Brandon Lee to Kari Lake

Phoenix is always a tumultuous media market — it’s not Toledo, but it’s not quite Los Angeles, either. People move up to bigger markets, people move down. Combine that with the inherent competitiveness of the business and the large number of TV news operations in the Valley, mix in pandemic-inspired reevaluation amid the Great Resignation and there’s plenty of turnover. ...
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Dolph Lundgren Remembers the Late Great Brandon Lee

The shooting death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust in October reopened interest in the case of Brandon Lee. The son of the iconic martial artist Bruce Lee, Brandon was in the early part of what — by all accounts — would be a big career in 1993. But Brandon Lee died while filming The Crow after live rounds somehow ended up in a prop gun. He was only 28 years old.
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Ernie Hudson Says He Can't Watch Brandon Lee in 'The Crow' Amid His Heartbreak for 'Rust' Movie Shooting

Ghostbusters Star Ernie Hudson knows how the cast and staff of Rust are feeling following the tragic loss of photography director Halyna Hutchins. Hutchins died last week after Baldwin accidentally shot her with what was believed to be a prop gun. Hudson, who starred in The Crow, tells The Hollywood Reporter he can no longer watch the movie after experiencing a similar ghastly loss.
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Brandon Lee: Eliza Hutton breaks silence 28 years after fiancé’s death in the wake of Halyna Hutchins shooting

Eliza Hutton, the fiancé of Brandon Lee, has broken her silence on his death after a film set incident last week left cinematographer Halyna Hutchins dead. On Thursday (21 October), Alec Baldwin “discharged” a prop gun while on set for his movie Rust in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hutchins died aged 42 as a result. The film’s director Joel Souza was also wounded.In an exclusive interview with People, Hutton called the recent death yet another “avoidable tragedy”.“Twenty-eight years ago, I was shattered by the shock and grief of losing the love of my life, Brandon Lee, so senselessly,” said...
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