Perry Moore: He was 39

February 18, 2011 by Post Team 

Perry Moore, Perry Moore, executive producer of The Chronicles of Narnia film franchise and author of Hero, was found dead Thursday in his New York apartment after an apparent overdose. He was 39. A longtime fan of comics, Moore wrote the famous 2007 novel for young adults Hero, the first gay teen superhero. At one point, he and Stan Lee were the development of the book as a series for Showtime, the cable network but were finally adopted.
Sources told the newspaper that Moore was found unconscious by his partner, Hunter Hill, in the bathroom of their house in Soho on Thursday after an apparent overdose of OxyContin. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving players. “We are in shock,” Moore father, Bill, told the Daily News. He added that when he spoke to his son just before the night he was in a “big, very good mood. ” Porter of the building was also surprised.

“I talked to him last night. It was a sweet guy, “he told the New York Post. “They say it was drugs, but I do not know him to be this way.” An official cause of death will be determined by autopsy. “Police arrived and the individual was unconscious,” said a spokesman for police in New York for the magazine “The Hollywood Reporter.”

For its part, the daily “New York Daily News” and “New York Post, citing sources close to Moore to ensure that the producer has suffered an overdose of OxyContin suspected drug. However, the authorities have refused to confirm the cause of his death. ” The medical examiner determined the cause of death, “he said.

Apparently her partner, Hunter Hill Director at 9:30 AM, found Moore, 39, unconscious in the bathroom. Moore and Hill together wrote and directed the drama “Lake City” with Sissy Spacek and Jason Davis.

“We are in shock,” said Bill Moore, 69, father of the actor who said he had spoken to his son last night.

“It was a very good mood. Nobody expected this, “he said.” We are very sad. (Perry) arrived and shocked many people, “he said.

The series “Chronicles of Narnia,” based on the novels by CS Lewis, and raised 1.5 million at the box office. Furthermore, it is the sixteenth installment of the top box office film of all time, according the site specializes in Mojo movie figures.

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