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Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman mourn the death of ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ art director Ray Chan



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Apr 27, 2024 11:16 PM IST

Los Angeles (US), April 27 (ANI): Ray Chan, a longtime art director in the production design department for Marvel Studios features, has died.
As per a statement Friday from Marvel Studios, Ray Chan died earlier this week. He was 56, Deadline reported.
Chan was best known for his work on multibillion-dollar Marvel blockbusters such as Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame as well as the upcoming Deadpool & Wolverine.
Remembering Chan, star Ryan Reynolds in a statement to Deadline said that late art director was “as valuable a creative force on Deadpool & Wolverine as the writers, director and stars. … He built worlds from scratch — and did so in the most collaborative and inclusive ways.
Actor Hugh Jackman also paid condolences.

Taking to Instagram Story, Hugh wrote, “I am devastated to hear of the tragic news about Ray Chan. There was not a day shooting when I didn’t marvel at what he created. He created magic. There was this look in his eyes .The look of a man who loved his craft.
Hugh also shared how Ray was always at the very top and felt grateful for having spent “bonus time” with him two weeks ago.
“Time for him to finish the job he loved so much. He told a great story. And man – I am so honored to have played a role. My heart goes out to Ray’s family and friends. Rest well Ray Chan. Rest well, ” the note concluded.
Chan is survived by his wife, Lindsay, and his children, Caspar and Sebastian. (ANI)