Posts tagged "Tony Scott"

Why Does Kelly McGillis Want To Apologize For ‘Top Gun’?

Upon its release in 1986, Top Gun became not just a box office smash, but a bona fide pop culture phenomenon. Star Tom Cruise became a star virtually overnight, while director Tony Scott changed the visual landscape of moviemaking by incorporating the then-burgeoning aesthetic of music videos into the look of the film. But at…

By: Todd Gilchrist / February 8, 2013

Tom Cruise Dines with Ridley Scott, Brother of Late ‘Top Gun’ Director Tony Scott (PHOTO)

Tom Cruise has united with Ridley Scott -- just two months after the director's famed brother committed suicide. The late Tony Scott -- also a director -- was perhaps best known for helming Cruise's Top Gun. The two dined at a London restaurant on Saturday night, but they weren't alone: the actor and the Alien

By: Andrea Simpson / October 15, 2012

Tony Scott Suicide: No Apparent Motive Found In Notes, Police Say

A week after his shocking suicide, as action blockbuster director Tony Scott was being laid to rest, law enforcement authorities were revealing that it may never be known why he took his own life. He left behind several notes before he leaped to his death from a bridge last Sunday, but none of them indicated any…

By: Gary Susman / August 27, 2012

Tony Scott Death: ‘Top Gun’ Director’s Funeral Underway (REPORT)

Director Tony Scott's funeral is reportedly underway  at a Los Angeles, Calif. cemetery. Scott took his own life on Sunday, Aug. 15 in San Pedro. He was 68-years-old. TMZ is reporting several friends and family are in attendance at the funeral including the Top Gun director's older brother Ridley Scott, who flew into Los Angele…

By: Celebuzz / August 24, 2012

Tony Scott Death: 4 Latest Developments

As Hollywood grapples with the loss of famed director Tony Scott, details continue to emerge about his shocking suicide. Among them: initial reports that the 68-year-old helmer of Top Gun was suffering from brain cancer appear to be false.  Scott jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, Calif., on Sunday. Read on for the very latest developments...

By: Lance Debler / August 21, 2012

Tony Scott Death: Celebrities React to the Director’s Suicide

Seemingly everyone in Hollywood was touched by director Tony Scott's suicidal leap from a Los Angeles bridge on Sunday. The successful director's sudden death shocked stars and his fellow directors, many of whom turned to Twitter to express their grief. Most tweeted on Sunday and early Monday, shortly after the news broke that the maker…

By: Gary Susman / August 20, 2012

Tony Scott’s Death: 7 Latest Developments in the Director’s Tragic Suicide Case

As the entertainment world comes to terms with the shocking news that veteran director Tony Scott has died, a picture of why the father of two took his own life on Sunday has started to emerge. At just 68, the director of Top Gun and producer of The Good Wife jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge…

By: Celebuzz / August 20, 2012

‘Top Gun’ Director Tony Scott Death: The Helmer’s Career in Clips (VIDEOS)

Hollywood lost one of its most prolific directors when Tony Scott -- the filmmaker behind Top Gun, Days of Thunder and Man on Fire -- committed suicide Sunday. Scott, the brother of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ridley Scott, was reportedly suffering from an inoperable brain tumor when he took his own life by jumping off a…

By: Gabrielle Chung / August 20, 2012

‘Top Gun’ Director Tony Scott Had Inoperable Brain Tumor (REPORT)

In the wake of reports that director Tony Scott committed suicide on Sunday, sources are now telling ABC News that the director of such movies as Top Gun and Man on Fire had inoperable brain cancer. The report came less than a day after Scott, 68, jumped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge, in Los Angeles. According…

By: / August 20, 2012

Tony Scott, Famed Director of ‘Top Gun,’ Commits Suicide, Jumps Off L.A. Bridge

The director behind Hollywood blockbusters Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Crimson Tide, Man on Fire and Beverly Hills Cop II jumped to his death off a bridge in San Pedro, Calif., on Sunday, the Los Angeles County Coroner has confirmed. 68-year-old British film director Tony Scott -- also a co-producer of CBS' The Good Wife and NUMB3RS -- climbed…

By: Dylan Howard / August 20, 2012