Tony Scott's dramatic and still-mysterious leap to his death in August has grounded the Top Gun sequel. The New York Times reported that the film, which was being planned by the filmmaker, the star of the original, Tom Cruise, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, has "fallen apart" in the wake of Scott's suicide. If there is a silver lining to the story, it's that a 3D version of the original Top Gun may be released in February 2013. more »
Tragic news: British filmmaker Tony Scott, who directed films including Top Gun, Crimson Tide, Man On Fire, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 and 2010's Unstoppable, died today after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge between San Pedro and Terminal Island, multiple sources confirm. "Scott, 68, climbed a fence on the south side of the bridge's apex and leapt off 'without hesitation' around 12:30 p.m., according to the Coroner's Department and port police... A suicide note was found inside Scott's black Toyota Prius, which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge," reported The Daily Breeze.