Sad news for Wenders fans. Speculation had been rife that the German director best known for the movie Paris, Texas, will announce his retirement from all public activities, at age 75, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 20/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a director isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a director-author-producer-photographer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouWim was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouWim.”
— @DesireePlum, 19 Jan 2021
“Wenders wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 19 Jan 2021
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