Ridley Scott

Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling Talk Blade Runner 2049: Will It Match Hype? (Vid)

Harrison Ford has a few choice words for “Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to the 1982 classic “Blade Runner,” like calling the movie an “experiential opportunity.” He sat down for an interview with Ryan Gosling to talk about the film and how it relates to his previous role. Also weighing in on the film, in a separate video featurette are executive producer Ridley Scott, director Denis Villeneuve, director of photography Roger Deakins, production designer Dennis Gassner, art director Paul Inglis and visual effects supervisor John Nelson. ...

Ridley Scott’s Dark Vision of Space Lives in Alien: Covenant (New Trailer!)

Ridley Scott’s dark vision of space lives on in the latest film “Alien Covenant.” A new trailer for the movie plays off the prospect that the final frontier harbors unspeakable horrors amid its many spectacular wonders. Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace and Guy Pearce reprise roles from “Prometheus.” They’re joined by Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir and James Franco....

Matt Damon’s ‘The Martian’ Sends Film Critics Into Orbit (video)

Matt Damon’s new film “The Martian” debuts this weekend and if critics are any judge, it should be a blockbuster. The film and its director Ridley Scott are receiving near universal acclaim for an awe-inspiring adventure that’s both very large, and very personal. The all-star cast includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover....

Matt Damon Farms on Mars; Could He Really Survive? (See New Trailer!)

Matt Damon plants the seeds of his own survival in a new trailer for his upcoming science fiction movie “The Martian.” He turns to farming the red planet after he’s stranded in a storm, but could he really survive long enough to reap his first harvest? The all-star cast includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover....
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Tony Scott Suicide Mystery Deepens: No Apparent Motive Found

Tony Scott's suicide is still steeped in mystery. An examination of the suicide note indicated no motive for his plunge from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in the San Pedro port district of Los Angeles. Scott, 68, left a suicide note at his office and contact information for his wife in his Toyota Prius, found parked on the bridge after he leaped almost 200 feet to his death....
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Tony Scott: Did Fear of Failure Get the Better of Him in Suicide Leap?

Tony Scott’s motive for ending his life in a meticulous, if dramatic, way by jumping off a Los Angeles bridge, is no closer to being solved. He reportedly was “burning with excitement” over several upcoming projects just days before his death. Scott, 68, reportedly met with actor Tome Cruise days before his suicide to discuss a sequel to their hit movie “Top Gun.” Tom Rothman, chairman of 20th Century Fox, said Scott was “burning with excitement” during a meeting two weeks before his death....
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Tony Scott Family Shoots Down Brain Cancer Report

Tony Scott's family rebuffed a widely reported story that the director took his life because he had brain cancer. The story originated on a usually reputable television news network ABC and was widely reported. That shifts the focus back to depression. Scott, 68, best known for directing such movies as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop II" and "Unstoppable," leaped from a Los Angeles area bridge on Sunday. He left a suicide note....
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Tony Scott Suicide: Depression Most Likely Cause Behind Leap

Tony Scott, best known for directing films like "Top Gun" and the brother of Director Ridley Scott, committed suicide in dramatic fashion, jumping from a Los Angeles bridge "without hesitation," according to reports. director was working on a "Top Gun" sequel, in which Tom Cruise had signed on to star in. He had just finished filming "Out of the Furnace," with Christian Bale, as well. ...
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Charlize Theron Cold as Space in New Prometheus Trailer

Charlize Theron steely character is apparently the puppet master on the good ship “Prometheus,” who knows the real meaning of the voyage to seek out earth’s supposed origins, according to the movie’s new international trailer. They plunge into a hell only Director Ridley Scott can conjure. With Scott’s “Alien” creatures awaiting them, the crew, Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba and Logan Marshall-Green fight for their lives....
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Prometheus Extended Trailer Out; First Plot Reveals! (watch)

Ridley Scott personally introduced a new extended trailer for “Prometheus,” his widely anticipated return to science fiction. The clip shows new footage and, for the first time, includes dialogue that provides clues to the movie’s mysterious plot. The 2:32 clip was unveiled today (Mar. 18) at the WonderCon convention in Anaheim, Calif. Scott was joined by co-writer Damon Lindelof and stars Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, to introduce the new trailer....
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