The news of filmmaker Tony Scott’s sudden and unexpected death due to an apparent suicide sent shockwaves through Hollywood as the news broke on Sunday night. Over his 30-plus year career, Scott had amassed a tremendous number of collaborators, from his feature film work as a director (Top Gun, True Romance, Crimson Tide) and producer (The Grey, The A-Team), to his more recent efforts with his older brother Ridley as a TV producer (The Good Wife, Numb3rs). Many of Scott’s friends, colleagues, and fans throughout the world of entertainment took to Twitter to express their feelings and thoughts about Scott, and his passing. You can read them below:
No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day[tweet https://twitter.com/carnojoe/status/237427620558561280] [tweet https://twitter.com/markromanek/status/237431378059329536]
Tony Scott. Damn. Great knowing you, buddy. Thanks for the inspiration, advice, encouragement, and the decades of great entertainment.
Just heard about Tony Scott news. Horrible... Tony was a truly lovely man who took me under his wing & ignited my passion to make films.
Awww Tony. Wish you had felt there was a way to keep going. What a sad waste. My thoughts go out to his wife and beautiful children.
I'm deeply shocked and saddened by the news of Tony Scott's death and my thoughts and prayers are with his family tonight.
Shocked to hear of Tony Scott's tragic death. He was a sweet, and funny man who loved making movies. His vision for "Numb3rs" was inspired.
Such sad news about Tony Scott. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
I just woke up to hear about Tony Scott. Can't believe it. As I hope was evident in my work, I was big fan of his. Rest In Peace, sir.
'The Last Boy Scout', 'True Romance', 'Crimson Tide', 'Man On Fire' and yes, 'Domino' too. Tony Scott was a rambunctious cinematic spirit.
I shall miss you Mr Scott.
Shocked by the news of Tony Scott. Never met u but looked up to all ur work. Only heard great stories from the people who worked w/ u. LOVE[tweet https://twitter.com/JRichardKelly/status/237406352379609089]
There hasnt been 1 day since it came out that some1 doesnt say to me "I love #TrueRomance" Tony Scott was a sweet enthusiastic & lovin man
Deeply saddened to hear the news about Tony Scott. A fine film-maker and the most charming, modest man.[tweet https://twitter.com/MarthaPlimpton/status/237416457833684992]
Terribly sad news about Tony Scott. Rest in peace.
I'm deeply sorry for the death of Tony Scott. I will like to understand the mystery behind the decision he took
RIP Tony Scott. Damn. He was a huge inspiration. Very sad.
Shocked. Tony Scott is a legend. Tragic and sad day. Thoughts and prayers for his family.