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Tom Cruise Pays Tribute To Tony Scott

Tom Cruise has paid tribute to 'Top Gun' director Tony Scott.The movie director jumped to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor, and Tom is remembering his former colleague fondly.He said:...

Report Tony Scott Had Brain Tumor When He Committed Suicide

Action film director Tony Scott, whose films included Top Gun, Crimson Tide, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Last Boy Scout, and Beverly Hills Cop 2 , has died at age 68, an apparent suicide....

Tony Scott's Autopsy To Be Done Today

An autopsy on Tony Scott will be carried out today (20.08.12).The 'Top Gun' director was found dead after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles yesterday (19.08.12) and authorities have confirmed they will...

Rosario Dawson Pays Tribute To Tony Scott

Rosario Dawson has paid tribute to the late Tony Scott, describing him as a ''lovely, kind human being''.The 33-year-old actress has been left stunned by the news the 'Top Gun' director committed suicide by jumping...

Tony Scott Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Cancer Before Death

Tony Scott 's death came as a great shock to the movie industry this week, though the context of the director's decision to commit suicide is beginning to take shape. A source close...

Is 'Top Gun 2' Still Viable Without The Late, Great, Tony Scott?

Before Tony Scott 's tragic suicide on Sunday, he had been set to direct a sequel to the immensely popular Top Gun. The 1986 classic that starred a young Tom Cruise remains a cult favourite,...

Rosario Dawson Pays Tribute To Tony Scott

Rosario Dawson has paid tribute to the late Tony Scott, describing him as a ''lovely, kind human being''.The 33-year-old actress has been left stunned by the news the 'Top Gun' director committed suicide by jumping...

Tony Scott Dead At 68: Suicide Rocks Fellow Filmmakers

Tony Scott is dead at the age of 68 after throwing himself from a Los Angeles bridge in what is being investigated as suicide.A statement was released shortly after by Mr Scott's spokesperson...

Tony Scott Commits Suicide

Tony Scott has committed suicide.The 'Top Gun' director has been found dead after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles yesterday (19.08.12), police authorities have revealed. Lieutenant Joe Bale from the Los Angeles...

Prometheus Sequel Slated For 2014/2015 Release

The 'Prometheus' sequel is set for a 2014 or 2015 release.The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the blockbuster is being actively pursued by studio Fox but co-writer Damon Lindelof may not be available to work on...

Ridley Scott To Start Work On Prometheus Sequel

Filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott is reuniting with his Prometheus stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace for a second installment of the sci-fi movie.The Alien prequel proved to be a big hit upon its release earlier...

Sir Scott Plotting Disaster Movie

Famed director Sir Ridley Scott is planning a new disaster movie about what would happen if the world's transport systems ground to a halt.The new film is based on a fictional Bbc documentary drama from...

Michael Fassbender Wants To Go Into Space

Michael Fassbender wants to go into space.The 'Shame' actor would ''definitely'' accept any opportunities to explore outside of Earth but it is not on his list of short-term ambitions.He said: ''If I had a chance...

Political Animals: How Does Sigourney Weaver Fare In New Show?

Sigourney Weaver claims that her role in Political Animals is her best role ever. Whilst the jury is still out on that particular issue (and we reckon Ridley Scott may have a thing or two...

Is Michael Fassbender The Right Man For 'Assassin's Creed'?

Michael Fassbender, the Irish-German actor who was surprisingly snubbed from this year's Oscar despite a career best performance in 'Shame', has signed on for the movie adaptation of best-selling video game 'Assassin's Creed'.Jean-Julien Baronnet, of...

Can Madagascar 3 Hold On To The Box Office Top Spot?

The third instalment of the Madagascar animation franchise (Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted) has stayed at the top of the US box office for the second week in a row. The family friendly film, featuring...

Why Did Tom Cruise's 'Rock Of Ages' Flop At The Box Office?

Tom Cruise's comedy musical 'Rock of Ages', also featuring Catherine Zeta-jones and Russell Brand, was heavily tipped to top the box-office following its release this past weekend. In the end, it was animated adventure 'Madagascar...

'Madagascar 3' Ambushes Heavyweights To Stay At No.1

'Madagascar 3' could turn out to be one of the success stories of the year, having demolished the competition at the box-office during its second week to stay at No.1. It was predicted that Ridley...

'Rock Of Ages' Over Does The Hairspray And Misses The Mark

The first round of reviews for Rock Of Ages are in, and it looks as though it was only Tom Cruise and his co-stars were ready to rock as most critics have panned the musical-turned-film...

Prometheus Holds Firm Atop U.k. Box Office Chart

Sir Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller Prometheus has taken over the U.K. box office chart for a second week.The Alien prequel, starring Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, grossed $5 million (£3.14 million) to keep hold of...

Ridley Scott: Casting Is Key

Ridley Scott claims the key to a successful movie is all in the casting.The 'Prometheus' director is careful to surround himself with a great cast on all the films he makes, and from there tries...

'Madagascar 3' Spearheads 2012 Box Office Fightback

The weekend success of 'Madagascar 3' was a welcome relief for studio bosses, who endured a poor year in 2011 with audience figures their lowest for years while the threat of piracy assumed to be...

Prometheus Sequel Named?

Sir Ridley Scott has suggested the 'Prometheus' sequel will be called 'Paradise'.The filmmaker always planned to make a follow-up to the blockbuster and discussing what he envisages in the second movie, he referenced the film's...

Charlize Theron Shaves Head: Fashion Move Or Film Role?

Charlize Theron, the South African actress known for her flowing golden locks (and obviously a few good movie roles too) isn't going to be known for them anymore! Pictures have emerged this week of the...

Box Office Talking Animals Beat Talking Robot

There was something for everybody at the box office over the weekend, with families heading out for DreamWorks/Paramount's Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted and adult audiences bound for 20th Century Fox's Prometheus . And while...

Ridley Scott 'Really Wants' Prometheus Sequel

Sir Ridley Scott ''really wants'' to make a 'Prometheus' sequel.The acclaimed filmmaker enjoyed making the sci-fi blockbuster - which stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron - and wants to work on a follow-up,...

'Madagascar 3' Kick-starts The Movie Industry Fightback

Despite its stellar cast, including Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Noomi Rapace, Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' failed to top the U.S. Box Office this weekend, after being thwarted by a group of cuddly animals. It was...

'Madagascar 3' Too Strong For Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'

The wisecracking animals of 'Madagascar 3' got their claws into the competition at the box-office this weekend, with Ridley Scott's hugely anticipated sci-fi flick 'Prometheus' the main casualty. In a busy weekend in theaters, 'Madagascar...

Can Madagascar's Animals Defeat Prometheus' Aliens?

Following the surprise success of 'Snow White and the Huntsman' at last week's box office, attention now turns to the battle between two movies that couldn't be any different. The Kristen Stewart adventure movie is...

Is There More To 'Prometheus' Than Special Effects?

Making a prequel to the widely-adored Alien series was never going to be an easy task for Ridley Scott. With Prometheus, he has attempted to impress his fans once more, but reviewers appear undecided as...

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