Scott's life to be celebrated by family

Scott's life to be celebrated by family

Tony Scott's life will be honoured at a "family-only" ceremony this weekend.

A service for the late film director, who jumped to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbour on Sunday, will be carried out in Los Angeles, and his family will then announce further plans about a public gathering to celebrate his life after Labor Day.

In a statement Tony's family said: "Tony Scott will be honoured at a private, family only ceremony this weekend in Los Angeles.

"The family will announce plans after Labor Day for a gathering to celebrate the life and work of Mr. Scott. Details will be forthcoming once they are formalised."

Tony, the brother of 'Prometheus' director Sir Ridley Scott, had recently completed work on action movie 'Out of the Furnace', which stars Christian Bale, and he leaves behind wife Donna and their 12-year-old twin sons Max and Frank.

A number of stars have paid tribute to the filmmaker including Tom Cruise, who Tony directed in 1986 action movie 'Top Gun', describing him as a "dear friend".

He said: "Tony was my dear friend and I will really miss him."

An autopsy was performed on Tony's body on Monday but the results have been deferred pending the outcome of the toxicology report.

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