Directors react to Tony Scott’s death on Twitter

Ron Howard, Michael Moore and more remember veteran helmer

Hollywood filmmakers remember “Top Gun” helmer Tony Scott, who died Sunday at the age of 68.

“No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day” – Ron Howard, @RealRonHoward

“Such sad news about Tony Scott. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.” – Jon Favreau, @Jon_Favreau

“Tony Scott was incredibly encouraging to me at an early stage of my career. He was generous, gregarious & immensely talented. Sadness.” – Mark Romanek, @MarkRomanek

“Tony always sent personal, handwritten notes & always drew a cartoon caricature of himself, smoking a cigar, with his hat colored in red.” – Joe Carnahan, @carnojoe

“Shocked to hear about Tony Scott’s suicide. Terrible news.” – Lee Unkrich, @leeunkrich

“Working with Tony Scott was like a glorious road trip to Vegas on desert back roads, a wild man behind the wheel, grinning. I felt safe.” – Richard Kelly, @JRichardKelly

“True Romance. The scene with Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper in a Detroit railyard is a classic. RIP Tony Scott.” – Michael Moore, @MMFlint

“Shocked to hear about Tony Scott. RIP” – Adam McKay, @GhostPanther

“I shall miss you Mr. Scott” – Edgar Wright, @EdgarWright

“For those who haven’t, please watch Scott’s first film, “The Hunger.” it is immensely ballsy and beautiful… RIP.” – Jonathan Levine, @jonathanlevine

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