'Top Gun' director Tony Scott Dies at 68 in Apparent Suicide

Tony Scott the director of Hollywood hits such as Top Gun, Beverly hills Cop ll and Man on Fire, died Sunday at age 68, his publicist has confirmed. According to the Los Angeles Police Department's harbor division, the British filmmaker jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas bridge near Long Beach, California. The police reportedly found a suicide note inside Scott's black Toyota Prius, which was parked on the bridge.

Tony and his brother Ridley (Prometheus, Blade Runner) Scott were parters in Scott Free Productions and It was reported that Tony Scott was developing a sequel to his 1986 Tom Cruise blockbuster hit Top Gun. This is a shocking and tragic news, our deepest condolences go out to Mr. Scott’s family and friends.

Source: EW