"Saw" Producer Passes Away

by | December 6, 2005 | Comments

Gregg Hoffman, producer of "Saw" and co-founder of Twisted Pictures, died of natural causes last weekend at the age of 42, According to the LA Times, Mr. Hoffman was admitted to a hospital after complaining of "neck pains."

According to a press release by Lions Gate, published at ComingSoon.net: "Gregg Hoffman, Twisted Pictures partner and producer died of natural causes on Sunday, December 4th, at 7:15 a.m. in Los Angeles.

Hoffman was 42 years old and is survived by his wife Lucienne, Four year old son Luke, Eight year old son Jared, mother Stephanie and sister Tracy.

Hoffman, a partner in Twisted Pictures and President of production most recently produced "Saw," "Saw II," "Catacombs." and "Silence." He was currently working on "Crawlspace" and "Saw III."

Prior to his time with Twisted Pictures, Hoffman worked at The Walt Disney Company, and was instrumental in the acquisition, development and production of numerous successful projects including "George of the Jungle," "Inspector Gadget," "101 Dalmatians," "102 Dalmatians," "The Parent Trap," "The Rookie," "Corky Romano," and "Sweet Home Alabama." Prior to exiting, Hoffman held the post of Senior Vice President of Production and earned a producer credit on "George of the Jungle 2."

Hoffman’s first position in entertainment was as a story editor. He later embarked on his writing and producing career.

Hoffman was from Arizona and was a Dea’’s List graduate from American University in Washington DC.

Donations in Gregg Hoffman’s name can be made to Habitat for Humanity, 310-323-4663."

Shockingly sad news for family, friends, and fans, and if you head on over to JoBlo’s Movie Emporium, you can find messages from "Saw 2" director Darren Lynn Bousman, as well as several production diaries that Mr. Hoffman wrote only a few months ago.

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