Top Gun and Enemy of the State director Tony Scott, 68, brother of director-producer Ridley Scott of Alien and Gladiator, jumped to his death on Sunday from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California.
After making something of a critical and stylistic splash in 2002 with his gritty, grubby undercover cop drama Narc, helmer Joe Carnahan dabbled in turn-off-your-brain popcorn territory with the likes of Smokin’ Aces and The A-Team.
Joe Carnahan, known for directing slick, macho joyrides such as Smokin’ Aces and The A-Team, just wants to be taken seriously. Apparently his oeuvre is less than respectable, and, like his movies, Carnahan seems preoccupied with how his masculinity is perceived by people.
From the moment word first began to circulate many moons ago over the prospect of a big screen makeover for this eighties action/adventure serial, one issue dominated the discourse: 'Who is going to play the Mr.