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Tony Scott Not Suffering From Brain Cancer at Time of Suicide

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According to Tony Scott's toxicology reports, the director was not suffering from brain cancer or any other pre-existing medical condition at the time of his suicide. read more

Preview: A&E Remakes the Sci-Fi Cult Classic Coma

Coma

There's one good thing about paranoia: It never gets old. A&E's four-hour miniseries Coma, based on the 1977 best-selling novel by Robin Cook and the hit 1978 movie, stars Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under) as a medical intern who joins a legendary Atlanta hospital and discovers something very sinister going on. It seems an... read more

Was Tony Scott Suffering From Brain Cancer?

Tony Scott

The day after his sudden death, those close to Top Gun director Tony Scott are still trying to figure out what caused him to jump off of the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, Calif.

Although ABC News reported early Monday that Scott, 68, had been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer TMZ reports that Scott's wife told investigators this story is... read more

Top Gun Director Tony Scott Dead at 68 of Apparent Suicide

Tony Scott

Tony Scott, the director of such blockbuster action films as Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop II, died in an apparent suicide on Sunday, according to CNN. He was 68.

Scott jumped off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, Calif., the Los Angeles County coroner's office confirmed. The Los Angeles Times reports that Scott left his contact information in his car and a suicide note in his office.

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Matt's Picks: May 30-June 2

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Gettysburg (History, 9/8c, Monday)
Launching a four-year project to commemorate the Civil War, which is marking its 150th anniversary this year, History has commissioned action producers Tony and Ridley Scott to produce a two-hour feature documentary about one of the war's most legendary and costly battles. Airing on the night of Memorial Day, Gettysburg fuses CGI and action footage designed to render the conflict as real as... read more

Two Car-Racing Shows Get Ready for Primetime

Tony and Ridley Scott

Gentlemen, start your engines: A pair of rival shows about 1960s auto racing are in the works, both with impressive producers behind the wheel. Tony and Ridley Scott (The Good Wife) are locked in a race against rival filmmakers Wolfgang Petersen (Air Force One) and Ron Shelton (Bull Durham) as they compete to capture the mid-20th century international auto racing circuit via two separate TV projects... read more

Is the 24 Movie Back On?

24

Does Kiefer Sutherland know something we don't about the 24 movie?

Even though 20th Century Fox recently passed on a script for the film, Sutherland told ... read more

24 Movie in Jeopardy After Fox Passes on Script

24

It looks like Jack Bauer's road to the big screen has just hit a major speed bump.

Fox has axed the script from Billy Ray (State of Play) for a big-screen adaptation of 24, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Will 24 end up on the big screen?

"As far as I know, it is in suspended animation,"  series executive producer Howard Gordon told the magazine. "There is talk about... read more

Nigel Lythgoe: Betty White Got Cheeky with Me at the Britannia Awards

Nigel Lythgoe

For the first time ever, the Britannia Awards will be broadcast in the United States, on TV Guide Network, and BAFTA Los Angeles Chairman Nigel Lythgoe says viewers are in for a night of off-the-cuff comedy.

Hosted by British comedian Stephen Fry, the ceremony honors those who have made an outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry in the U.S. and Great Britain. Because the honorees already know they're getting an award, the atmosphere is much more relaxed, Lythgoe says.

The So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol executive producer says it's so comfortable, Betty White even made a pass at him at this year's event. 

TVGuide.com: This is the first time the Britannia Awards have aired in the United States. As chairman, are you proud to be able to share this with America?
Nigel Lythgoe:
Absolutely. It's been wonderful for a couple of years and very frustrating that it hasn't been on in America. Last year, Ben Stiller's speech was one of the funniest things I've ever seen. The rest of the world got to see it and we didn't here in America. It seemed crazy, so I'm delighted that... read more

Director Tony Scott Confirms Top Gun 2 Will Take Flight

Top Gun

Feel the need for speed — again?

Top Gun director Tony Scott says he's on board to direct a sequel to the 1986 blockbuster film. The new movie will look at the rise of drone-operated aircraft as well as the end of fighter pilots' reign within the industry.

"It's a whole different world now... read more

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