Yesterday, Tony Scott took his own life. Today, celebrities take to Twitter to mourn him. Here are what they have to say:
RIP Tony. You were the kindest film director I ever worked for. You will be missed. ow.ly/d5Ngo
— Val Kilmer (@ValEKilmer) August 20, 2012
When I saw ‘Unstoppable’ on its opening weekend in 2010, I didn’t realise it would be the last Tony Scott film I’d get to enjoy. Very sad.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) August 20, 2012
RIP Tony Scott. Never knew him but always heard nothing but great things about him and I loved his films. Terrible loss for cinema.
— Eli Roth (@eliroth) August 20, 2012
Taking a moment to reflect on Tony Scott’s life & work! My sympathies to his family. Feeling the loss!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) August 20, 2012
Working with Tony Scott was like a glorious road trip to Vegas on desert back roads, a wild man behind the wheel, grinning. I felt safe.
— Richard Kelly (@JRichardKelly) August 20, 2012
I just heard about Tony Scott’s suicide. My heart aches. Sending light and love to his family, friends and co-workers.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) August 20, 2012
RIP Tony Scott…Man On Fire greatly underrated film
— Jonathan Frakes (@jonathansfrakes) August 20, 2012
RIP mr. Tony Scott. :(
— Kristin Chenoweth (@KChenoweth) August 20, 2012
The death of Tony Scott is shocking and saddening. He was an inspired craftsman.
— Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) August 20, 2012
Rest in Peace brother. Tony Scott A Genius silenced. I am devastated!! Why?????
— Marc Anthony (@MarcAnthony) August 20, 2012
“I make a movie because it’s something that inspires me” ~ Tony Scott 6/21/44 – 8/19/12 Your movies inspired me..
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 20, 2012
Tony Scott will be missed a guy like Tony was trend setter unlike most chart following sheep (cont) tl.gd/iuihcj
So sad to hear about Tony Scott. A master of grand action, nail biting pace and atmosphere. A real loss to film making.
— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) August 20, 2012
True Romance. The scene with Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper in a Detroit railyard is a classic. RIP Tony Scott.
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) August 20, 2012
So sad to hear the news about Tony Scott. His movies made growing up more fun for me. My prayers and condolences to the Scott family.
— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) August 20, 2012
met tony scott once. thought we would meet again. saddened by news of his passing. grateful for the work he leaves behind. peace to you sir.
— Zachary Quinto (@ZacharyQuinto) August 20, 2012
Tony Scott…. You left us too soon. How terribly sad. What a lovely, kind human being you were. I will love and miss … say.ly/CFw40Dp
Absolutely shocked and gutted about Tony Scott’s death. A huge loss to entertainment and the world.
— Zachary Levi (@ZacharyLevi) August 20, 2012
I’ve been extremely fortunate in my career. A career I wouldn’t have without Tony Scott’s persistence, love and relentless support.
— Joe Carnahan (@carnojoe) August 20, 2012
Saddened by the death of Tony Scott. A wonderful film maker and a funny, sweet guy. My condolences to his family.
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) August 20, 2012
Tony Scott director of my favorite movie man on fire.” I wish you had moretime “
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) August 20, 2012