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Ridley Scott's Film Contest Winner Named At Venice

Spaniard David Victori has been named the first winner of Ridley Scott's YouTube.com short film contest.The moviemaker partnered with bosses at the file-sharing website and Venice Film Festival officials, via his Scott Free Productions, to...

Michael Douglas To Play Ronald Reagan

Michael Douglas is set to play former US president Ronald Reagan in a new movie.The Oscar-winning actor - who is a huge supporter of the Democrat party - is in talks to portray the Republican...

Michael Fassbender For Jane Got A Gun?

Michael Fassbender is in negotiations to star in 'Jane Got A Gun'. The 'Shame' actor - who has become one of the most in-demand names in Hollywood in recent years - has entered talks to...

Tony Scott's Funeral Held Just Days After Suicide

Tony Scott's Funeral took place on Friday this week (August 24th), a mere five days after the famed director tragically took his own life by leaping from atop the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles.The...

Tony Scott's Suicide Note Leaves No Clues To Motive For Death

After willingly flinging himself from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles, the motives behind the suicide of director Tony Scott are still shrouded in mystery, as his suicide note apparently offered no clues as...

Sir Ridley Scott Attends Tragic Brother's Los Angeles Funeral

Filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott joined family members and friends in Los Angeles on Friday (24Aug12) to mourn the death of his brother, director Tony, who jumped to his death from a bridge in San Pedro,...

Tony Scott's Life To Be Honored At 'Family-only' Ceremony

Tony Scott's life will be honored at a ''family-only'' ceremony this weekend. A service for the late film director - who jumped to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor on...

Tony Scott Death Mystery: Month-long Wait For Coroner's Report

It may take more than a month before Tony Scott's family will learn the official cause of his death, Fox News reports. The British born director is reported to have jumped to his death from...

Ridley Scott Suspends The Counselor Shoot To Deal With Brother's Death

Devastated director Sir Ridley Scott has halted work on his new film The Counselor to be with his family following the death of his brother Tony on Sunday (19Aug12).The Top Gun filmmaker, 68, jumped to...

Tony Scott Did Not Have Brain Cancer

Tony Scott did not have inoperable brain cancer.The film director committed suicide when he jumped to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor this weekend.However, he did not have brain cancer...

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...

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