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Robin Williams's Mrs. Doubtfire Costar Mara Wilson Pens Touching Tribute

Mrs. Doubtfire Costar Mara Wilson on Robin Williams: 'I Wish I Had Reached Out More'

Originally posted 08/19/2014 03:30PM

"Being a worst case scenario kind of person, I've worried so many times about losing so many people I care about, but I never could imagine losing Robin."

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Strap on the Foam Suit: A Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Is in the Works | Mrs. Doubtfire, Robin Williams

UpdatePosted 04/17/2014 12:50PM

Strap on the Foam Suit: A Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Is in the Works

Originally posted 04/17/2014 12:00PM

Get those dinner reservations in order – a sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works.

Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are attached to the 1993 family comedy's sequel, which is in development at Fox 2000. Elf screenwriter David Berenbaum is writing the script, which means you can possibly expect a scene where Mrs. Doubtfire's engines are revived by the power of Christmas.

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Former Mrs. Doubtfire Child Star Explains Why Young Actors May 'Go Crazy' | Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson Lists Reasons Why Former Child Stars 'Go Crazy'

Originally posted 05/29/2013 12:30PM

Despite the history of former child stars having trouble transitioning into adulthood – as evidenced by Britney Spears's public meltdown in 2008, Lindsay Lohan's ongoing troubles, and, most recently, the upheavals taking place in the life of Amanda Bynes – former child star Mara Wilson said she "had a generally good experience" standing before the cameras in Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Miracle on 34th Street (1994) and Matilda (1996).

She also clearly developed a pro's perspective on what can happen as a child star matures – because she's now shared her thoughts in a breezy yet thoughtful essay on the Cracked.com humor site, titled "7 Reasons Child Stars Go Crazy."

In it, the 25-year-old gets a handle on why "not many child stars make it out of Hollywood alive or sane." She also sheds light on why "at any given time there are at least three former ones having very public breakdowns."

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