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.
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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… More »
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… More »
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… More »
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.
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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… More »
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… More »
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… More »
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… More »