A former assistant to Captain America: The First Avenger director Joe Johnston, who appeared in a cameo position within the movie, has been arrested and charged with second diploma homicide following the stabbing loss of life of her mom in December.
According to Deadline, Mollie Fitzgerald was arrested on Christmas Eve and charged with the loss of life of her mom, which had taken place December 20. Police responded to a report of a disturbance on the mom’s house in Olathe, KS and located the 68-year-old’s physique. Fitzgerald was on the scene and brought to the hospital for remedy for minor accidents however was not arrested on the time of the incident.
Mollie Fitzgerald has various movie credit however probably the most excessive profile amongst them is her work on Captain America: The First Avenger, the place she was the assistant to director Joe Johnston, who most just lately directed The Nutcracker and the Four Realms at Disney and in addition appeared within the movie as one of many “Stark Girls” which would appear to point that she will be present in early scene the place the pre-super soldier Steve Rogers attends the Stark Expo.
In the sequence, Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark first seems within the movie on stage on the Expo displaying off considered one of his latest innovations. He’s preceded by various beautiful girls who entertain the gang with a dance earlier than Stark comes onto the stage.
The First Avenger wasn’t Mollie Fitzgerald’s ultimate affiliation with the movie’s director. In 2014, Fitzgerald wrote and directed a a film known as The Lawful Truth, during which Joe Johnston performed a task. The movie seems to have been largely a one-woman present for Fitzgerald. In addition to writing, producing and directing the movie, she’s additionally credited because the film’s editor and manufacturing coordinator.
Fitzgerald has additionally produced and directed various brief movies and he or she has a number of extra performing credit, largely in those self same movies.
No motive for the stabbing has been revealed. While the definition of second-degree homicide can range, it tends to indicate intentional killing that isn’t premeditated.
According to IMDb, Mollie Fitzgerald was in the midst of directing a documentary movie known as Fireball and was in pre-production on one other brief movie. It would appear these tasks might be on maintain whereas the authorized scenario runs its course. Fitzgerald was given a $500,000 bond. It’s not reported if it has been posted. She’s scheduled to go earlier than a decide today.
Without any extra info it is unimaginable to guess what might have occurred right here, past the truth that it was definitely a tragic occasion. It’s doable there’s an important deal extra to the story than the naked details now we have right here. Perhaps we’ll be taught extra today after Mollie Fitzgerald sees a decide.