The producer of the Halloweenfilms, Syrian-born Moustapha Akkad,was confirmed today as one of the victims of the hotel bombings in Jordan.

Los Angeles-resident Akkad, who also directed the epic Anthony Quinn-starrers Lion Of The Desert and TheMessage, died this morning from wounds sustained in Wednesday's attack in Amman.

His daughter, Rima Akkad Monla, was also killed.

Akkad had most recently been working on the ninth installment of the 27-year Halloween series.


BBC Online