Luke Scott
Luke James L. Scott

(1968-05-01) 1 May 1968 (age 55)
London, England
Occupation(s)Film director, second unit director
Years active1993–present

Luke James L. Scott (born 1 May 1968)[1] is a British film, commercial and television director. He was second unit director on Exodus: Gods and Kings and The Martian, both directed by his father, Sir Ridley Scott. He made his feature film directorial debut in 2016 with Morgan.


In 2014, Scott worked as a second unit director on his father's biblical epic film Exodus: Gods and Kings, which starred Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton.[2][3] The film was released on 12 December 2014 by 20th Century Fox, grossing $268 million with a budget of $140 million.[4] Scott worked as second unit director again with his father on The Martian (2015).

Scott made his feature film directorial debut on the science fiction thriller Morgan.[5] His father Ridley produced the film.[2] Morgan starred Kate Mara, and was released by 20th Century Fox in September 2016.[2] In February 2017, 20th Century Fox released the Alien: Covenant prologue short film entitled Last Supper directed by Scott in collaboration with the design consultant firm 3AM.[6]

Personal life

Luke is the son of director-producer Sir Ridley Scott and Felicity Heywood, and brother of Jake Scott and half-brother of Jordan Scott, both also directors.[7]


As director

Year Title Notes
1999 The Hunger Episode: "Skin Deep"
2012 Loom Short film
TED 2023
2016 Morgan Feature directing debut
2017 2036: Nexus Dawn Blade Runner 2049 short film
2048: Nowhere to Run
Prologue: Last Supper Alien: Covenant short film
Meet Walter
She Won't Go Quietly
2020 Raised by Wolves 3 episodes

Second unit director

Art director


  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b c Kit, Borys (March 10, 2015). "Kate Mara to Star in Ridley Scott-Produced Sci-Fi Thriller 'Morgan' (Exclusive)". Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  3. ^ Chang, Justin (November 29, 2014). "Film Review: 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'". Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)". Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  5. ^ McCurry, Cate (May 11, 2015). "Movie stars jet in as Luke Scott sci-fi thriller starts filming". Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  6. ^ White, James (23 February 2017). "Alien: Covenant Prologue Short Hits". Empire. Bauer Media Group. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  7. ^ Foundas, Scott (November 25, 2014). "'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Director Ridley Scott on Creating His Vision of Moses". Retrieved September 8, 2015.