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Jared Leto pays tribute to late ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ director Jean-Marc Vallée: “A filmmaking force”

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Jared Leto has shared a tribute to his late Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée.

In a tweet alongside a photo of him alongside Vallée, the Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman wrote, “A filmmaking force and a true artist who changed my life with a beautiful movie called Dallas Buyers Club.”

“Much love to everyone who knew him,” Leto added. “Life is precious.”

The photo shows Leto holding the Golden Globe he won for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. His performance also earned him the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Vallée died unexpectedly over the weekend at age 58, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Along with Dallas Buyers Club, Vallée directed films including Wild and The Young Victoria, as well as the TV series Big Little Lies and Sharp Objects.

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