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31 years ago, Apple's iconic "1984" ad was broadcast nationally

31 years ago today, Apple's legendary "1984" commercial was broadcast nationally during Super Bowl XVIII. The advertisement, directed by the famed Ridley Scott, is to this day still considered one of the top commercials of all time. Over the years, t...

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Sigourney Weaver tests out the flame-thrower prior to filming “Alien” on the Shepperton Studios’ backlot lawn, 1978. A remote switch was used to activate the lighter inside, and once lit, director Ridley Scott “liked to keep it that way.” Poweful picture of mark coleman and his daughters post fight (full fight)   Free Solo Climber […]

An Animated Series of Facts About Ridley Scott’s Classic Sci-Fi Horror Film ‘Alien’ That You May Not Have Known

6 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Movie Blast (previously), a channel on YouTube that dabbles in film trivia and facts, recently shared three animated facts about Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi horror film Alien that you may have not known. Alien is one of our favorite movies so we found some interesting trivia and animated it! submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Electric To Sell Ridley Scott’s Civil War Drama; More Global Showbiz Briefs

Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has taken all foreign rights to Ridley Scott's untitled PBS Civil War drama. The six-part series, a blend of hospital drama and family saga, will be shot in Virginia and is scheduled for a winter 2016 premiere. Show More Summary

Newswire: PBS is making a sexy, scripted Civil War drama produced by Ridley Scott

After years away from the game, PBS is throwing itself full-force into original scripted programming. First, no longer content with borrowing Downton Abbey to fill whatever slots in its schedule Ken Burns hasn’t called dibs on, PBS struck a deal to co-produce shows with the BBC. Show More Summary

PBS And Ridley Scott Team For A New Civil War Series!!

An impressive array of talent has assembled... Read the full article on AICN PBS is allying with Ridley Scott and occasional cohort David W. Zucker (he was an EP on HALO: NIGHTFALL and  KLONDIKE) to realize a new Civil War-era drama.    Based on true stories, the new drama follows two volunteer nurses on opposite sides of the Civil War. Show More Summary

PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama

Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War.

PBS Announces Civil Series, Co-Production Partnership With BBC!

PBS is scheduling a civil war series, title to be determined, set in Virginia, for a winter 2016 debut. The series would be part hospital story, part family saga. Ridley Scott (Gladiator and Thelma & Louise), David W. Zucker (“The Good Wife”) and Lisa Q. Show More Summary

PBS Announces Civil War Drama Executive Produced by Ridley Scott

David Zabel, Lisa Quijano Wolfinger and David W. Zucker also on board The post PBS Announces Civil War Drama Executive Produced by Ridley Scott appeared first on

Ridley Scott Civil War Drama Joins PBS Sunday Slate

PBS will add a Civil War hospital drama from Ridley Scott and David Zucker, Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel to its Sunday night lineup. The unnamed drama, slated for 2016 is based on true stories, and set in Alexandria, Virginia. TheShow More Summary

PBS Greenlights 6 Episodes of Civil War Drama from Executive Producer Ridley Scott

PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the PBS portion of the Television Critic’s Association Press Tour that a new Civil War historical drama, shot in Virginia, will join the PBS Sunday night drama lineup. The first season of six episodes is slated for a winter 2016 premiere.

You Can Probably Skip Amazon’s New TV Pilots—Except for One

Today Amazon is releasing its first wave of pilots for 2015. It's an interesting assortment of projects from people including Ridley Scott, Shawn Ryan, and Lost's Carlton Cuse. However, this time around "interesting" doesn't necessarily translate into "good"—in fact, there's only really one pilot that's must-see viewing: The Man in the High Castle. Show More Summary

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Alum Edward James Olmos Joins Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D… So Say We All!

2 weeks agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Edward James Olmos is considered somewhat of a legend amongst Sci-Fi fans with his scene stealing performance as Gaff in Ridley Scott’s cyberpunk masterpiece Blade Runner, and also his amazing performance as William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica. Surprisingly, the Oscar nominee and Emmy award wining star’s last major stint on TV was back […]

Newswire: Morocco has un-banned Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings

As we reported last week, Egypt, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates all decided to officially ban Ridley Scott’s Moses movie Exodus: Gods And Kings for various religion-related reasons. Egypt didn’t like that it “gives a Zionist view...Show More Summary

Ridley Scott Cut This Out Of Exodus To Avoid A Controversial Ban

Faced with a ban that was keeping his latest historical drama out of important movie theaters, Sir Ridley Scott had a difficult choice: Leave Exodus: Gods and Kings the way that it is, or remove some of the things that officials found offensive. Show More Summary

Morocco Clears ‘Exodus: Gods And Kings’ For Release, With Tweaks (Report)

Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings has received approval from Moroccan censors to be screened in the country’s cinemas following an edit of some dialogue, the Associated Press reports. The film was originally approved, but was then...Show More Summary

Halo: Nightfall

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Microsoft has released a new, short, live action series, Halo: Nightfall. Written by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring and produced by Ridley Scott's Scott Free productions, I watched all 5 episodes in one afternoon. Read the rest

Neill Blomkamp Reveals Concept Art from a Secret 'Alien' Project

Considering what a disappointment that Alien prequel Prometheus turned out to be, it would be a blessing if 20th Century Fox saw fit to get another director to enter the world that Ridley Scott created, but has since left stale. Enter...Show More Summary

Costume designer Janty Yates knew 'Exodus' posed 'enormous' challenge

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Oscar-winning designer Janty Yates knew what she was getting into creating the nearly 7,000 costumes needed for Ridley Scott's latest epic historical action drama, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." She knew the stakes, since she'd won the costume design Academy Award for Scott's 2000 film...

'Exodus' Morocco Ban Criticized By Local Politicians, Filmmakers

The decision to ban Ridley Scott's Biblical epic involved the scene in which an 11-year-old boy, representing the voice of God, speaks to Moses read more

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