RIP, Tony Scott: Celebs Mourn the Filmmaker's Death on Twitter

Read reactions to the director's shocking death from fellow industry professionals

By Bruna Nessif Aug 20, 2012 5:54 AMTags
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The sudden death of filmmaker Tony Scott has hit Hollywood hard.

After hearing of his apparant suicide, celebs have gone to Twitter to offer their condolensces for the late director.

Ron Howard: "No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day"

Duncan Jones: "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."

Lee Unkrich: "Shocked to hear about Tony Scott's suicide. Terrible news."

James Gunn: "RIP Tony Scott. Damn. He was a huge inspiration. Very sad."

Brian Bendis: "ugh! i am a HUGE tony Scott fan. that is horrible news. RIP."

Richard Rushfield: "Well this is terrible. RIP TONY SCOTT. The coolest opening sequence probably ever."

Dane Cook: "Devastated by the death of Tony Scott. Just watched True Romance 1 of my top 5 fav movies ever a few nights ago. #RIP"

Andy Lassner: "Haunted by Tony Scott's suicide today. Depression is real and should be treated as such."

Dana Brunetti: "Cannot believe the news about Tony Scott. Horrific an sad. Top Gun is one of my favorite movies of all time."

2012's fallen stars

Michael Rapaport: 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

Elijah Wood: awful news about Tony Scott. rest in peace. 

Robert Rodriguez: Tony Scott. Damn. Great knowing you, buddy. Thanks for the inspiration, advice, encouragement, and the decades of great entertainment.

Martha Plimpton: So very, very sorry to hear of the death of Tony Scott. A terrible, terrible loss of a truly talented, brilliant man.

Michael De Luca: "My heart breaks for Tony Scott and his loved ones, my prayers and thoughts go out to them. Stunned and sad."

Josh Charles: "I'm deeply shocked and saddened by the news of Tony Scott's death and my thoughts and prayers are with his family tonight."

Adam Shankman: "My heart stopped when I heard of the tragic death of 1 of r most inspiring directors, Tony Scott. Rest In Peace Tony. U will be missd so..."