Update 3: The rumor about Tony having cancer has been denied by his wife. ABC Network has once again been negligent in being hasty in reporting erroneous information in a sensitive and high profile story.
Update 2: Per Variety:
'Counselor' suspends production after Scott deathRidley Scott directing vehicle shutting down production for the week
By Rachel Abrams
Scott Free drama "The Counselor" will shut down production for the rest of the week due to the death of Tony Scott.
Brother Ridley Scott is directing the project, which stars Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender. Shooting got under way this summer in London with a script by Cormac McCarthy about a lawyer who attempts to get into the drug business. Additional cast includes Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Rosie Perez.
Scott jumped off a bridge midday Sunday to his death;
Twentieth Century Fox will distribute "The Counselor" with Ridley Scott, Steve Schwartz, Nick Wechsler and Paula Mae Schwartz producing for Scott Free and Chockstone Pictures.
We here at Fassinating Fassbender express our condolences to the family and friends of Tony Scott. Read more about him The Wrap.