Luke Scott
Born
Luke James L. Scott

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

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.

Career

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]

Filmography

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

References

  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)". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  3. ^ Chang, Justin (November 29, 2014). "Film Review: 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'". variety.com. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  5. ^ McCurry, Cate (May 11, 2015). "Movie stars jet in as Luke Scott sci-fi thriller starts filming". belfasttelegraph.co.uk. 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". variety.com. Retrieved September 8, 2015.