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    Ridley Scott Talks 'Prometheus' & 'Blade Runner' Sequels; Reminds Audiences He Doesn't Understand Power Of Mystery

    Ridley Scott is frustrating more than a few times over. The filmmaker, while well-respected and considered one of the greatest living directors in some corners of the world, he arguably has an impressive but uneven career (see our retrospective for that argument), and only a few unimpeachable touchs...

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    'Monopoly,' 'Action Man' & 'Hungry Hungry Hippos' Movies Get Backing, Are Actually Happening

    While a truly original and interesting movie like Charlie Kaufman's "Frank or Francis" struggles to scrape together the $10 million dollars more it needs to get made, it's a pretty good indication of where we're at these days that movies based on Hasbro games/toys "Monopoly," "Action Man" and "Hungr...

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    Watch: Ridley Scott Explains How 'The Social Network' Helped Him Decide To Shoot 'Prometheus' On RED

    With the artwork and extras finally locked down for the upcoming Blu-Ray release of "Prometheus," one little tidbit of info you likely won't find on the upcoming release is an explanation on why Ridley Scott chose to shoot on RED.

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    Oscar-Winning Editor and Zurich Film Fest Judge Pietro Scalia Dishes on 'Prometheus,' 'Gladiator' and Winning Robin Williams His Oscar

    Two-time Academy Award-winner Pietro Scalia, the editor best known as Ridley Scott's right-hand man on "Gladiator," "Prometheus," "Black Hawk Down" and many others, is planted in the Swiss city of Zurich for the week to fulfill his duties as a member of the annual film festival's international jury.

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    Must Watch Of The Day: Vintage Promotional Film For 'Blade Runner'

    Well this is certainly unexpected. Spurred on by an online discussion of Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic "Blade Runner" and the critical response it was met with some thirty-years-ago this summer, someone unearthed YouTube footage of a promotional film that was produced by M.K. Productions prior to th...

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    Michael Douglas To Play Ronald Reagan In Former Ridley Scott Project 'Reykjavik,' Mike Newell Now Directing

    The Hollywood Reporter reevals that famously liberal actor Michael Douglas will play famously conservative president Ronald Regan in "Reykjavik," a Cold War drama once being eyed as a potential directing vehicle for Ridley Scott. Scott is still involved in the project, but will serve as a producer t...

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    A Young Tony Scott Stars in Brother Ridley's Short Film, 'Boy and Bicycle' [Video]

    Check out a three-minute short film starring a 16-year-old Tony Scott, directed by his brother Ridley. The film is silent, featuring Scott riding a bicycle around British suburbs and exploring his surroundings...

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    Ridley Scott Halts Production On 'The Counselor' In Wake Of Tony Scott's Death

    Today, Hollywood continues to reel from the tragic news that director Tony Scott took his own life over the weekend. While he shared collaborations with many of Hollywood's brightest talents and biggest stars, none were as close, creative or deeply meaningful as those with this brother Ridley Sc...

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    Watch: Early Ridley Scott Film "Boy and Bicycle" From 1962 Starring 16-Year-Old Tony Scott

    This should add a little poignancy to today's shocking news that veteran action director Tony Scott ("Top Gun," "True Romance") has jumped to his death from a San Pedro bridge. TheSpace.org has made available a film held in the British Film Institute archives that Scott's...

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    Ten Finalists for Scott Free's 'Your Film Festival' Head to Dubai & Venice Fests

    Your Film Festival, launched by Ridley Scott's Scott Free Production and YouTube (with Emirates' sponsorship), will present the competition's winning film at this year's Venice Film Festival. Some three million YouTube users voted on fifty films (determined by Scott Free from 15,000 submissions) to...

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