Ridley Scott
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United Kingdom

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Film Director

With oft-imitated and seminal works — including “Blade Runner,” “Alien” and “Thelma & Louise” — the four-time Oscar-nominated director-producer is equally at ease creating vast landscapes in the distant past and the distant future, with prodigious skills as an epic storyteller. In 2018, his “All the Money in the World” lived to triumph after the excising of star Kevin Spacey, winning replacement Christopher Plummer an Oscar nod. As a director, he has crafted  such varied fare as “The Martian,” “Gladiator,” “Hannibal” and “Legend,” though he has an equally diverse producing slate, with everything from “Blade Runner 2049,” the continuation of his 1982 genre-defining masterpiece, to TV shows “The Terror” on AMC and “Good Wife” spinoff “The Good Fight.”




  • West Hartlepool College of Art (England)
  • Royal College of Art (England)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
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TNT Orders Ridley Scott-Produced Sci-Fi Drama 'Raised by Wolves'

TNT Orders Ridley Scott-Produced Sci-Fi Drama 'Raised by Wolves'

TNT has given a straight-to-series order to a sci-fi drama project that hails from executive producer Ridley Scott.Titled "Raised by Wolves," the series centers on two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is a treacherous and difficult task.Aaron Guzikowski will serve as the writer, executive producer, and showrunner on the series. Guzikowski previously...


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