“He inspired so many filmmakers: ‘Fame’, ‘Midnight Express,’ ‘Mississippi Burning’… Watch his films – they are some of the best of the 70s and 80s.”
Piers Morgan wrote: “Sad news. He made some brilliant movies, especially Midnight Express, Angel Heart & The Commitments. RIP.”
Elsewhere, Jeremy’s co-star James May recently gave fans an update about The Grand Tour after filming was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to Ben Shephard on Good Morning Britain, he said of the upcoming episode: “We’re in Madagascar, I think that’s quite well-known.
“We’re back in cars which will please a lot of people.”
On when fans can expect the episode, he continued: “It’s all edited, it’s done.
“It will be Amazon’s say later this year, but they won’t be more specific than that.”