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Hoffman's death undetermined; Clooney expresses sorrow

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 01:24

Feb. 05 - The latest celebrity news including the cause of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death remains a mystery while Hollywood remains shocked over his passing. John Russell reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 Although actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found with a syringe in his arm, the cause of his death remains undetermined and more study is needed, according to New York City's Chief Medical Examiner . Four people were arrested on Tuesday during a raid on a building in lower Manhattan after police traced what they believe to have been the source of the heroin suspected of killing the Oscar-winning actor. Meanwhile, Hollywood continues to mourn of the loss of Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation At the world premiere of "The Monuments Men," actor George Clooney said he was filled with both shock and sorrow upon hearing the news. SOUNDBITE George Clooney saying (English): "It's very difficult and very tricky to be here tonight in this town, you know, two days after he, you know, he's gone," said a subdued Clooney. "And you know, it's a very difficult time for everybody here and I think that everyone is sort of putting on their best face and getting out and doing the premiere. It's not what anybody wants to be doing." Lastly fans have been lining up this week outside the Burbank Studios for the chance to see "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" before the longtime host steps away from the desk of the iconic late night talk show. Leno, 62, will wrap up what will be 22 years as host with his last show on Thursday (February 06). Jimmy Fallon, 38, the current host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" will transition into new hosting duties on "The Tonight Show'" after Leno ends his run with NBC.

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Hoffman's death undetermined; Clooney expresses sorrow

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 01:24