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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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    IN THE WORKS: Scott and Zaillian Team Up for Train Strike Disaster Film (VIDEO)

    Ridley Scott and Steve Zaillian, who previously collaborated on "American Gangster," are set to produce a project for Fox inspired by (not remaking) the BBC's 2003 docudrama "The Day Britain Stopped," which turned on the fictional disaster of a London train strike.

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    Watch: Full 'The Day Britain Stopped' Mock Doc Drama That Ridley Scott & Steve Zaillian Are Remaking

    With the Olympics gearing up to kick off tomorrow, London's public transit service has been under some serious strain and scrutiny in the past week as the world descends on the city for the games. Numerous delays have already been reported, with traffic in the city only due to increase in the coming...

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    Wake Up, Time To Die: 5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Blade Runner'

    One of the many reasons "Prometheus" was eagerly anticipated by so many was the director's track record in the sci-fi genre. Ridley Scott had only made two science fiction pictures before this year's blockbuster, and both are considered classics (and arguably his best two films). The first was 1979'...

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    Did Ridley Scott Just Ruin The Mystery Of 'Prometheus' & Kill Its Sequel?

    We realize that this interview is a little old -- but we're just catching up to it -- and at any rate, it seems everyone wants to keep talking about "Prometheus," most of all Ridley Scott. Before we continue we should say there will be spoilers in case you haven't seen the film yet, so no whining if...

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    Decoding 'Prometheus' & What We Might See Should We Ever Get A 'Prometheus 2'

    Frustrated? Angry? Bored? Hungry? Ready to move on? Yes, the online conversation surrounding Ridley Scott's ambitious, belated return to the science-fiction genre in "Prometheus" is nearly exhausted. Depending on who you are, you've either experienced enough for a lifetime (online writers and editor...

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