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Tony Scott's Tragic Suicide Be Damned, 'Top Gun 2' Still Happening

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If you thought a little thing like the tragic suicide of original "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who plummeted to his death from a bridge in Los Angeles last summer, would slow down development on a sequel to the high-flying adventure, well, you're sorely mistaken. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline

'Top Gun 3D' Trailer: Our Speed Need Is Totally Sated At Last

Quick quiz: Do you currently feel, or have you at any point in your life felt, the need for speed?

If you answered yes to this question — or if you have a friend or loved one that occasionally feels the need for speed, even sporadically — then we have the solution for you, as Yahoo! Movies has just revealed the brand new trailer for the upcoming IMAX 3D re-release of "Top Gun." Get More »

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The Worst of 2012: The Movie People Who Passed Away

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It's inevitable that as time goes by, we will lose some of our favorite stars. And yet, year after year, it never gets any easier to look back on the great entertainers who had died over the previous 12 months.

Still, it's important to remember the legacies of the people who enhanced our own lives over the years with their talent, style and love of cinema. Here's a look at some of the many wonderful Hollywood talents who passed away in 2012. Get More »

Filed Under: Best of 2012 Features

'Top Gun' to Fly High in 3-D IMAX in 2013

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Forget about a second "Top Gun" movie, and start thinking about a third...a third dimension, that is.

Yes, the 1986 classic Tom Cruise action vehicle will be coming to IMAX screens near you in eye-popping 3-D for a limited time in February 2013. The long-rumored big screen re-release of film's most iconic male volleyball-playing sequence (as well as the other 105-ish minutes of the movie) will begin Feb. 8, for just six days. Get More »

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The 15 Biggest Movie News Stories of 2012

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As another movie year comes to a close, it's time to look back at the biggest film-related stories of 2012 and take stock of all the highs and lows. And while there certainly were some major movie highs this year — from acclaimed period pieces to crowd-pleasing blockbusters to surprise comedy hits — frankly, we're more than happy for 2012 to be over.

That's because, as cool as the action was on screen, the headlines being made off-screen were often sad, disappointing or downright terrifying to think about. So let's look back at the year that was — and hope that 2013 is a whole hell of a lot more fun. Get More »

'Top Gun 3-D' May Bring Back That Lovin' Feeling

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Are you feeling the need for speed ... in 3-D?

"Top Gun," the 1986 action blockbuster that inspired a surge of Navy enlistments and made everyone feel okay about Reagan-era militarism, may be flying high again — and this time in three dimensions, according to The New York Times. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The New York Times

'Top Gun' Director Tony Scott Dies of Apparent Suicide

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UPDATE: Earlier reports that claimed Tony Scott was suffering from inoperable brain cancer are currently unconfirmed, with Deadline reporting — via Scott's widow, Donna — that this was not the case at all. A full investigation is underway and an autopsy is pending.


Tony Scott, director of such hit films as "Top Gun," "Crimson Tide" and "Man on Fire," has died after jumping off a bridge in San Pedro, Calif., on Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles police tell the Los Angeles Times. He was 68. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Los Angeles Times

'The Counselor' Halts as Ridley Scott Mourns His Brother Tony

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While Hollywood mourns the death of director Tony Scott, those hit hardest are his immediate family, including his wife Donna Wilson Scott, their two sons, and. perhaps most of all, his brother and business partner, Ridley Scott.

The elder Scott was in the middle of shooting his latest film "The Counselor" for 20th Century Fox when he was given the news of his younger brother's suicide, and now Variety reports that shooting on the picture has been suspended for at least the rest of the week. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety

GALLERY: The Films of Tony Scott, a Hollywood Top Gun

Tony Scott (1944-2012) got started in show biz by calling the shots on commercials before making his feature directorial debut in 1983 with the pop art vampire drama, "The Hunger," starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon. Three years later he would make a little movie called "Top Gun" and the rest is Hollywood history.

Check out our collection of pics from the late, great director's filmography, from "The Hunger" to "Unstoppable."

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Tom Cruise Feels the Need for Speed in 'Top Gun 2'… Maybe

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Is Maverick coming back to the silver screen, for real? When the first rumblings of "Top Gun 2" began a while back, word on the street was that Tom Cruise would return for a "small role." Let's pause there. When was the last time Cruise did anything "small?"

Not surprisingly, screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie (who happens to be in the process of directing "One Shot," starring Mr. Cruise) set the record straight, declaring, "There is no 'Top Gun 2' in which Maverick is not the starring role." Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Collider
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