Producer, UPM worked on 'Twilight,' 'Halloween'

Hollywood producer and unit production manager Andy La Marca died Dec. 30 from a sudden heart attack. He was 57.

La Marca’s career in the film business spanned 31 years. He earned various producer credits on films including “RoboCop 3,” “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls,” 1999’s “The Out-of-Towners,” “Grindhouse,” 2007’s “Halloween,” 2009’s “Halloween II” and 2010’s “Piranha.”

La Marca had three films in pre-production: “Dark Star Hollow,” on which he was producer; “Halloween III,” on which he was executive producer and production manager; and “Arabian Nights,” on which he was exec producer and production manager.

As a UPM, La Marca had credits on films including “The Odd Couple II,” “The Scorpion King,” “Envy,” “Superman Returns” and The “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1.” He had “7500” in post.

He was also an assistant cameraman early in his career.

La Marca is survived by his wife, Marsha; two daughters; his mother; three brothers and two sisters.

Donations benefitting La Marca’s wife and children may be sent to Andy La Marca Memorial Fund, Wells Fargo Bank, Calabasas, CA 91302.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0