When Anthony Minghella died March 18, more than a dozen projects -- in film, TV, theater and opera -- were left in limbo.
But the ripple effect goes well beyond those comparative few. Minghella served as a mentor-consultant-friend to many projects he wasn't officially tied to. Colleagues and friends agree they cannot recall another contemporary artist who cut such a wide swath through so many sectors of pop culture and who was as generous in helping associates.
Sunday, March 30, 2008
This Variety article details various projects affected by Anthony Minghella's death, but more importantly details the high esteem in which he was held by his peers.