LONDON – Blade Runner director Ridley Scott is t

first_img LONDON – “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott is to receive the British Academy Film Awards’ highest honour.The academy announced Wednesday that the 80-year-old filmmaker will collect the BAFTA Fellowship at the British academy awards ceremony next month.Scott’s films include “Alien,” ”Thelma and Louise” and “Gladiator.”His latest release is kidnap drama “All the Money in the World,” which underwent last-minute reshoots to replace Kevin Spacey after allegations of sexual misconduct.Scott said it was “very gratifying” to be honoured for his body of work.The fellowship is awarded to one person a year for “outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, games or television.” Previous recipients include Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor and Judi Dench.The awards ceremony takes place Feb. 18 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Director Ridley Scott to be honoured by British film academy by The Associated Press Posted Jan 31, 2018 5:55 am PDT Last Updated Jan 31, 2018 at 6:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more