The following is the filmography of English director and producer Ridley Scott. Films. As director. Year Title Director Producer Notes 1977 ... November 2017) (Learn ...
All the Money in the World is a 2017 crime thriller film directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa.Based on John Pearson's 1995 book Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty, it depicts the events surrounding the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and the refusal of his grandfather, the multi-billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, to ...
Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer. He has directed the science fiction horror film Alien (1979), the neo-noir dystopian film Blade Runner (1982), the road adventure film Thelma & Louise (1991), the historical drama film Gladiator (2000), the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), and the science fiction film The Martian (2015).
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Business magnate Peter Weyland speaks with his newly activated android, who chooses the name "David" after observing Michelangelo's statue. Weyland states that one day they will search for mankind's creator together. David comments on his own unlimited lifespan as compared to Weyland's, which unsettles Weyland. In 2104, eleven years after the Prometheus expedition, the colonization ship Covenant is seven years from reaching planet Origae-6, with 2,000 colonists in stasis and 1,140 human embryos in cold storage. The ship is monitored by Walter, an advanced android model that physically resembles David. When a neutrino burst damages the ship, Walter reanimates his 14human crewmates, themselves couples and colonists. The ship's captain, Jake Branson, is burned alive when his stasis pod malfunctions. While repairing the ship, the crew picks up a transmission of a human voice from a nearby planet, which appears eminently more habitable than Origae-6. Despite the protests of Daniels, Bran...Michael Fassbender as David 8 and Walter One. Both are synthetic androids; David is an earlier-made android, who was formerly a crew member of the destroyed Prometheus, while Walter is a newer mode...Katherine Waterston as Daniels, the chief of terraforming for the Covenant mission and the wife/widow of the ship's captain, Jacob Branson. She is the third in command after Branson and Oram. Water...Billy Crudup as Chris Oram, the Covenant's first mate and Karine's husband. Oram is a self-serious man of faith who believes their role on the Covenantis an act of destiny, and shares a "contentiou...
In 2012, prior to the release of Prometheus, director Ridley Scott began hinting at the prospects of a sequel. Scott said that a sequel would follow Shaw to her next destination, "because if it is paradise, paradise cannot be what you think it is. Paradise has a connotation of being extremely sinister and ominous." Prometheus co-writer Damon Lindelof cast doubt on his own participation, and said, "if [Scott] wants me to be involved in something, that would be hard to say no to. At the same ti...
The initial screenplay was written by Transcendence screenwriter Jack Paglen in June 2013. In March 2014, Michael Green was hired to rewrite Paglen's script. Dante Harper later wrote a new script but an extensive rewrite was performed by screenwriter John Logan. Logan had previously worked with Scott on Gladiator. For Logan, the main concept was to adopt a dual plot line for the film which would combine the horror elements of Alien with the philosophical elements of Prometheus. He said, "With...
In late August 2015, Scott confirmed that he had started scouting locations for the film. In October 2015, the Australian government attracted the production of the film, and of Thor: Ragnarok, to Australia by providing AU$47.25 million in grants. Woz Productions Ltd., a subsidiary of 20th Century Fox, visited Te Anau, New Zealand on March 28, 2016 for a location scout, for filming in Fiordland.
Alien: Covenant premiered on May 4, 2017, at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. The film was released on May 19 in the United States, in 2D and IMAX 2D.It was originally set to be released on October 6, 2017 before being moved up to August 4, and then again to its final date. The film was released in Mainland China on June 16, 2017, but is trimmed by 6 minutes, leaving the film total released length in China at 116 minutes. It is very likely that the move was due to usual censorship by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, because of the monstrous violence depicted in the movie Alien: Covenantwas released in Japan on September 15, 2017.
Alien: Covenantgrossed a worldwide total of $240.9 million, including $74.3 million in the United States and Canada, and $166.6 million in other countries, against a production budget of $97 million. Fox released the film in several countries before the United States. It was released in 34 markets, where it debuted to $40.1 million, opening at number one in 19 of them. Its overall rank for the weekend was second behind the continued run of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The top openings were...
The film has a 65% approval from 402 reviews compiled by review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 6.30/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Alien: Covenant delivers another satisfying round of close-quarters deep-space terror, even if it doesn't take the saga in any new directions." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 65 out of 100, based on reviews from 52 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScoregave the film a...
In New York magazine, David Edelstein commented on David the android as representing a new generation of monster villains in the tradition of Frankenstein, stating: "In Star Trek, that man-machine nexus was...hopeful. Here, there's some doubt about David's ultimate motives, which puts Alien: Covenant squarely in the tradition of the Terminator and Matrix movies. And, of course, the novel Frankenstein, which carried the subtitle The Modern Prometheus. No less than Stephen Hawking—who survived...
In September 2015, Ridley Scott said he was planning two sequels to Prometheus, which would lead into the first Alien film, adding, "Maybe [there will] even [be] a fourth film before we get back into the Alien franchise" (which means there would be not two but three sequels to Prometheus). In November 2015, Scott confirmed that Alien: Covenant would be the first of three additional films in the Alien prequel series, before linking up with the original Alien and stated that the Prometheus sequels would reveal who created the xenomorph aliens. The screenplay for the third prequel film was written during production of Alien: Covenant and finished in 2017, with production scheduled to begin in 2018. In March 2017, Scott said, "If you really want a franchise, I can keep cranking it for another six. I'm not going to close it down again. No way." In May, Scott announced that Neill Blomkamp's sequel to James Cameron's film Alienshad been cancelled. In a later interview, he said he would hav...Alien: Covenant on IMDbAlien: Covenant at AllMovieAlien: Covenant at Box Office Mojo
Apr 09, 2017 · ^ Chang, Justin (17 May 2017). "Ridley Scott's 'Alien: Covenant' is a sleek, suspenseful return to form". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 19 May 2017. ^ " " Alien: Covenant" Film Review: Ridley Scott Returns to Form With Chest-Bursting Thrills". The Tracking Board. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
Tristan and Isolde
In the mid-1970s, before the beginning of the filming of The Duellists, Scott pitched the idea of a film adaptation of medieval romantic legend of Tristan and Iseult, and he planned to release this film as his second movie. However, the project never materialised at the time, and Scott pitched the idea of Legend during the filming of The Duellists as a replacement of this project. The film, Tristan & Isolde, was finally released in 2006 with Kevin Reynoldsas the director and with Scott as the...
Around 1981, Scott was hired to direct a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel Dune. However, Scott was finally replaced by David Lynch, and the filmwas released in 1984.
In the late 1980s, Scott wanted to direct Jim Uhls' sci-fi action thriller The Train for Carolco. However, Scott left the project to direct Thelma and Louise and Joel Silver bought the rights and rewritten by Steven E. de Souza and retitled the project as Isobar and The ISOBAR Run. However, it was cancelled due to Carolco's bankruptcy.
Crisis in the Hot Zone film
In February 1994, Scott signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to direct a film adaptation of Richard Preston's article Crisis in the Hot Zone. In late April 1994, Robert Redford and Jodie Foster were in talks for star in the film. However, the project was finally shut down due to many production problems and Foster's departure from it. It was subsequently revived and in 2019, Scott and Lynda Obst developed the National Geographic miniseries.
I Am Legend
On July 2, 1997, Variety reported that Scott had signed a contract with Warner Bros. to direct the third film adaptation of Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend. Arnold Schwarzenegger was attached to portray Dr. Robert Neville and Mark Protosevich was attached to write the film, but the project was finally cancelled due to budgetary concerns on March 16, 1998. It was subsequently revived and in 2007 the film was released with Francis Lawrence as director and with Will Smithin the lead role.
In an interview on January 23, 2002, Scott expressed his desire to make a fifth installment in the Alien franchise. He stated that the fifth film would explain the Aliens' origins and where they were discovered. James Cameron was attached to return as writer and producer. However, the project was finally shelved by 20th Century Fox since they thought that they would ruin the franchise with a fifth film and due to the production of the spin-off Prometheus, and Alien vs. Predator was released i...
On 7 March 2002, Scott was set to direct and produce the historical epic Tripoli with William Monahan writing the script about William Eaton’s march during the First Barbary War. The project was shelved so Scott could direct Kingdom of Heaven.
On 12 June 2003, Ridley Scott was due to produce the adaptation of Deborah Scroggins' novel Emma's War, about aid-worker Emma McCune, with his brother Tony Scott directing, Steven Knight writing the script, and Nicole Kidman set to play McCune. On 16 April 2005, McCune's brother, Johnny, told Kidman to abandon the project because inaccuracies in Scroggins' novel.The film was still in development at the time of Tony Scott's death in 2012; its fate remains unclear who will replace him.
Town House film
On 26 January 2010, Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free banner will produce the adaptation of Tish Cohen's novel Town House with John Carney set to direct from a Doug Wright script with Zach Galifianakis and Amy Adams as the leads. However, plans fell in development hell.
Peony in Love film
On 22 February 2010, Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free banner will produce the adaptation of Lisa See’s novel Peony in Love with Erin Cressida Wilson writing the script for 20th Century Fox. However, plans fell in development hell and its fate is unknown after the Acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disneywas completed.
Robin Hood 2
On April 4, 2010, Scott revealed his hopes of making a sequel to Robin Hood and more films after that. On May 13, 2010, Russell Crowe expressed his desire to reprise his role as Robin Longstride/Robin Hood. However, plans for the sequel fell in development hell.
El 8 de xunetu de 2017, confirmóse que Ridley Scott atópase en Roma grabando la hestoria del secuestru de Paul Getty III, nietu del multimillonariu petroleru estauxunidense del mesmu nome, con una repartida compuesta por Michelle Williams, Kevin Spacey, Mark Wahlberg, Charlie Plummer y Timothy Hutton.
Ridley și Tony dețin din anul 1970 firma producătoare de filme de reclame „Ridley Scott Associates” (RSA) care se numise anterior „Scott Free Production” (între 1955 și 1970). Ridley Scott a fost înnobilat în anul 2003 de către regina Angliei pentru meritele sale cu titlul de " cavaler ".
Ridley Scott 2015. Ridley Scott, född 30 november 1937 i South Shields i dåvarande County Durham (i nuvarande Tyne and Wear ), är en brittisk filmregissör . Ridley Scott har gjort ett flertal kritikerrosade filmer, exempelvis Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down och American Gangster . Scott har nominerats till Oscar för bästa ...
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Scott nasceu em 30 de novembro de 1937 em South Shields, no condado inglês de Durham; sendo filho de Elizabeth Williams e Francis Percy Scott. Seu tio-avô Dixon Scott foi um pioneiro da cadeia de cinemas locais e possuía diversas salas de cinema nos arredores de Tyneside. Um de seus cinemas, o Tyneside Cinema, ainda está em funcionamento em Newcastle e é um dos cinejornais remanescentes no país. Nascido pouco antes da Segunda Guerra Mundial, Scott cresceu em família militar. Seu pai era oficial na Royal Engineers e esteve ausente por serviço durante a maior parte de sua infância. Seu irmão mais velho, Frank, ingressou na Marinha mercante britânica e acabou afastando-se do convívio familiar. Neste período, a família mudou-se diversas vezes; viveram em Cumberland, País de Gales e até na Alemanha. Seu irmão mais novo, Tony, também ingressou na carreira cinematográfica. Após a guerra, a família retornou a Durham e estabeleceu-se em Hartburn, uma área intensamente industrial que ma...
Anos 70: The Duellists e Alien
The Duellists, lançado em 1977, marcou o primeiro grande filme de Scott como diretor. Rodado na Europa das Guerras Napoleônicas, o filme foi indicado ao prêmio principal do Festival de Cannes e recebeu um prêmio de Melhor Estreia. The Duellists teve um limitado impacto comercial, no entanto. O filme narra os oficiais hussardos D'Hubert e Feraud (Keith Carradine e Harvey Keitel, respectivamente) cuja discordância sobre um pequeno incidente se torna uma forte disputa por mais de quinze anos. O...
Anos 80: O sucesso de Blade Runner
Após um ano trabalhando na adaptação cinematográfica de Dune e após a morte precoce de seu irmão Frank, Scott fechou contrato para dirigir a versão do romance de ficção científica Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, de Philip K. Dick. O projeto rebatizado como Blade Runner e estrelado por Harrison Ford (que encontrava-se no auge de seu reconhecimento internacional após sua performance bem-sucedida nos dois primeiros filmes da franquia Star Wars) foi uma decepção comercial na época de se...
O filme de aventura familiar Thelma & Louise (1991), estrelando Geena Davis como Thelma, Susan Sarandon como Louise e o então estreante Brad Pitt em seu primeiro papel de destaque no cinema, é considerado um dos filmes mais aclamados criticamente já dirigidos por Scott. O filme é creditado como responsável por reviver a reputação do diretor além de ter acarretado em sua primeira indicação ao Oscar de melhor diretor. Logo no ano seguinte, no entanto, o diretor investiu no drama histórico 1492:...
1. Ganhou o Globo de Ouro de melhor filme por Perdido em Marte(2016). 2. Recebeu três indicações ao Oscar de melhor diretor por Thelma & Louise (1992), Gladiador (2000) e Falcão Negro em Perigo(2001). 3. Ganhou o Emmy de melhor filme para televisão por The Gathering Storm(2002). 4. Ganhou o Globo de Ouro de melhor minissérie ou filme para televisão RKO 281(1999). 5. Ganhou o Prêmio Bodil de melhor filme americano por Thelma & Louise(1991). 6. Ganhou o prêmio de melhor primeiro filme de estrei...