Oscar winner Roger Avary has been sentenced to a year in jail for causing a fatal traffic crash! (See "PULP FICTION" WRITER ARRESTED AFTER FATAL CRASH" dated Jan. 14, 2008)
In August, Avary pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving that killed his passenger. Police reports say Avary's car was traveling at more than 100 mph when it crashed into a telephone pole.
Avary won an Oscar in 1995 for co-writing "Pulp Fiction" with Quentin Tarantino. He also co-wrote "Beowulf" and was the credited sole writer of "Silent Hill."
Two weeks ago, it was announced that Avary signed on for the sequel of "Silent Hill." (See Get Ready for "Silent Hill 2").
Davis Films, the company behind the sequel, plans to shoot the movie next year. Avary may have to finish the script and work on pre-production in jail.
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