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Director Tony Scott Leaps To His Death, Commits Suicide In San Pedro

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Oh no! Such sad Hollywood news.

Director Tony Scott leapt to his death on Sunday afternoon. The man pulling the strings behind the scenes on films like Top Gun, True Romance, Man On Fire and most recently Unstoppable, jumped off of the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California.

Sources say that witnesses called 911 when they saw the 68-year-old park his Toyota Prius on the bridge, scale a barrier fence and then take his own life "without hesitation."

Authorities searched the murky water and eventually discovered Ridley Scott's younger brother's body four hours after he had jumped. A suicide note was found in his office.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Donna and two young sons during this difficult time. He was a talented filmmaker and we'll miss his continued contributions to the entertainment industry, but have plenty of great movies to remember him by.

Rest in peace, Tony.

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DreamWorks Feels The Need, The Need For Speed!

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The Need For Speed flick we told you about is progressing faster and more furiously than we imagined, LOLz!!

DreamWorks recently acquired the rights to the script based off of ridiculously successful video game franchise, and studio execs promise this won't be some boring retread!!

Instead, they'll put the pedal to the metal and make a gritty action/adventure in the spirit of iconic '70s flicks like Bullit and Vanishing Point.

Were totes excited about this

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Tom Cruise Talks Top Gun 2! It's Still Happening!

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Wonder which of Tom's movies will get a sequel next! Vanilla Sky 2: Chocolate Sky???

Last we heard about the upcoming Top Gun sequel, Paramount/Skydance Prods were in negotiations with X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz to write the screenplay.

Now, Tom Cruise himself has opened up about Top Gun 2, and he's saying that they're "working on it."

More from Tom:

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Top Gun 2 IS Happening! Writers Are Being Hired!

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Seriously? A 3D version of the original isn't enough???

Waaaay back in June 2010, we heard that a Top Gun sequel was in the works…and it just didn't seem necessary to us.


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Welcome To The Danger Zone! Top Gun Coming Back To Theaters In 3D!

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First Titanic…then The Lion King…and now a Tony Scott classic is going 3D!

That's right, folks! Tony's 2005 Keira Knightley-starring box office sensation Domino is getting the 3D treatment! JK!!!!!!

As much as we'd love to re-experience that piece of cinematic genius in a totally non-sarcastic way (ha!), the ACTUAL Tony Scott movie that's getting a 3D re-release is Top Gun!

The 2D-to-3D conversion is happening

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Kelly McGillis Weds Longtime Girlfriend

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Top Gun actress Kelly McGillis has married longtime girlfriend Melanie Leis in a civil union in Collingswood, New Jersey.

The two met 10 years ago when Leis was a bartender at a restaurant owned by McGillis and her husband at the time, Fred Tillman.

You may remember, McGillis came out back in 2009, saying, "That was one of those moments when somebody asked me a question, my kids had gone from home, so I really didn't have to protect anyone by skirting the question, and I just decided to be absolutely honest."

We're so happy she found the courage to come out!

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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Top Gun Sequel?

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Is this really necessary?

Tom Cruise may become Maverick once again as a Top Gun sequel is in the works according to producer Jerry Bruckheimer. He explains:

"We were recently approached again to start talking about it but, you know, nothing yet. We kicked around some ideas because the aviation community has completely changed since we made the movie a long time ago. So we have to find a way in and how to incorporate the Maverick character into it."

But this isn't the first attempt at a Top Gun sequel Bruckheimer admits, "We tried to develop a sequel and we couldn't do it - I was with my partner Don Simpson. And then Tom took it over and he tried to develop something and it never quite happened."

Maybe that's a good thing!

Do U want to see a Top Gun sequel?

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