27 Mar '13, 8pm

Don Payne, Writer For ‘Thor’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Dies

Don Payne, Writer For ‘Thor’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Dies

Don Payne, writer of 'Thor' and 'The Simpsons' (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Marvel Studios, 20th Century … Don Payne, a writer and producer who penned the screenplays for "Thor ," "Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer ," and "My Super Ex-Girlfriend ," and was part of the creative team for "The Simpsons," has died. Cause of death is unknown at this time, pending a statement from Payne's family, but he was reportedly battling cancer . He leaves behind two sons and a daughter. Payne won four Primetime Emmys for his work on “The Simpsons,” but made his mark on movies with his screenplays for superhero movies. A self-proclaimed "comic book geek from way back," Payne combined his love of comedy and superheroes in his first produced screenplay, 2006's "My Super Ex-Girlfriend." That film led Payne to work on two projects spun off from the Marvel Comics universe, 2007's ...

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