Ridley Scott honors brother at Golden Globes: 'I miss you, Tony'
Family? It’s complicated … but also bloody, at least when it comes to Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s thriller Stoker, which stars Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska.
Case in point, check out this exclusive one-sheet poster for the film that features an unusual holiday-esque portrait warning “DO NOT DISTURB THE FAMILY” with a blood splattered twist.
County coroner’s officials say notes left behind by Top Gun director Tony Scott did not give a motive why he would kill himself.
Coroner’s office spokesman Ed Winter also said Friday the notes didn’t mention any health issues.
Director-producer Tony Scott, who died of an apparent suicide on Sunday, will be honored privately this weekend in Los Angeles, his family announced Wednesday.
In the wake of director Tony Scott’s apparent suicide on Sunday, ABC News, citing a source close to Scott, reported that the filmmaker was suffering from inoperable brain cancer at the time of his death. But according to the Los Angeles Times, Scott’s family is now denying the reports, which quickly circulated on-line, that the 68-year-old director had brain cancer.
Tony Scott’s sudden death from an apparent suicide shocked Hollywood. The prolific director worked with many stars, who remembered him fondly from their time together. Here are some of their thoughts:
John Travolta, The Talking of Pelham 1 2 3: “Tony was one of my favorite directors I’ve ever worked with and was one of my favorite people, a truly inspired talent. Everyone loved Tony.”
From 2005 through 2010, for six seasons, actor David Krumholtz and Rob Morrow starred on CBS’ Numb3rs, which followed mathematics genius Charlie Eppes (Krumholtz) and his F.B.I. brother Don (Morrow) as they worked together solving crimes. A solid hit on Friday nights, Numb3rs will likely be best remembered as filmmaker Tony Scott’s first TV series, with his older brother Ridley, through their company Scott Free Productions.
The news of filmmaker Tony Scott’s sudden and unexpected death due to an apparent suicide sent shockwaves through Hollywood as the news broke on Sunday night.
Tony Scott, the director of Hollywood hits such as Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop II, and Unstoppable, died Sunday at age 68, his publicist has confirmed to EW. According to the Los Angeles Police Department’s harbor division, the British-born filmmaker jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas bridge near Long Beach, Calif.