Tony Scott’s Genius

The visionary director of the original Top Gun

Trigger alert: Aggressive language

Tony Scott (the director of the original Top Gun) was to have directed Maverick Top Gun. Tony had a signed contract with Paramount and was developing the screenplay. But, ten years ago this August, Tony jumped off a San Pedro bridge to his death. I am not certain of the whys behind the…

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Founder of Story Summit & MIT Center for Future Storytelling, Pres of Paramount Film Group, Production Chief of Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.

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David Paul Kirkpatrick

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Founder of Story Summit & MIT Center for Future Storytelling, Pres of Paramount Film Group, Production Chief of Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.

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