Director-Producer Tony Scott died Sunday afternoon after he jumped off the San Pedro Bridge within Los Angeles County. Scott is best known for directing the films Top Gun and his collaborations with actor Denzel Washington in films Unstoppable, Deja Vu, The Taking of Pelham 123, among others.
Scott had recently begun pre-production for a Top Gunsequel, including scouting out locations for the film. Scott and his older brother, Director-Producer Ridley Scott created Scott Free Productions in the mid-90s. They’ve been producers of hit shows like Numb3rs and The Good Wifefor CBS with many more projects on the way.
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