Kevin Turen, the accomplished producer behind hit projects such as “Euphoria” and “The Idol,” has tragically passed away at the age of 44. Turen’s sudden death occurred over the weekend, and the cause is currently unknown. He is survived by his wife, Evelina, and their two sons, Jack and James.
The news of Turen’s untimely demise was confirmed by his father, Edward Turen, in a statement on Sunday night. Edward Turen expressed the profound loss, stating, “Kevin was so incredibly special; this world is going to be less without him.”
Kevin Turen’s notable career in the entertainment industry included producing Larry Clark’s “Wassup Rockers” and collaborating with director Sam Levinson on projects like “Euphoria” and “Malcolm and Marie.” His diverse filmography also encompassed works such as Trey Shultz’s “Waves,” Nicholas Jarecki’s “Arbitrage,” Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation,” Kornel Mondruczo’s “Pieces of a Woman,” Ramin Bahrani’s “99 Homes,” and Ti West’s “X” trilogy.
In the realm of television, Turen contributed to the success of Levinson’s “Euphoria” and “The Idol,” along with Olivier Assayas’s “Irma Vep.”
Turen’s sudden departure has sent shockwaves through the industry, with colleagues and admirers expressing their grief and acknowledging his significant contributions to both film and television. The circumstances surrounding his death remain unknown, adding an element of mystery and sadness to the loss of a talent whose work resonated with audiences worldwide. The entertainment community mourns the passing of Kevin Turen, remembering him for his remarkable impact on the industry.