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Brett Ratner

American filmmaker and music video director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1969.

Countries: United States (79%), (8%), Canada (4%)

Main connections: Jeff Nathanson, Hugh Hefner, Olivia Munn

Linked to: New York University, CBS, BBC, Penske Media Corporation

 

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Brett Ratner was born in 1969 add something


1980

Troma Entertainment - Another 1980s Troma classic, "Mother's Day" will receive a remake and will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and produced by Brett Ratner


1986

Ratner attended high school in Israel and graduated in 1986 from Miami Beach Senior High School add something

 

Dante Spinotti - Spinotti has the distinction of being the cinematographer on both film versions of author Thomas Harris' "Red Dragon": Michael Mann's 1986 adaptation , and Brett Ratner's 2002 adaptation


1990

He is a 1990 graduate of New York University add something

 

Mason Reese - He appeared as himself in a 1990 short film directed by Brett Ratner called "Whatever Happened to Mason Reese-", which can be seen on the DVD of the feature film "Rush Hour"


1997

Ratner had directed hundreds of music videos and one film, the 1997 action comedy "Money Talks", before reaching commercial success with the action-comedy "Rush Hour" , starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, both of whom reunited with Ratner for two sequels, "Rush Hour 2" and "Rush Hour 3" add something

 

Ken Leung - In 1997, Leung made his debut in Brett Ratner's "Rush Hour"


1999

Beautiful Stranger - The accompanying music video for "Beautiful Stranger" was directed by Brett Ratner and shot on May 1, 1999 at Universal Studios in Universal City, California

 

Heartbreaker (Mariah Carey song) - The music video, directed by Brett Ratner, began airing on MTV on August 16, 1999 following its premiere on the network's "Making the Video" series


2000

Josh Hartnett - In the early 2000s, Hartnett was approached several times to play the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the early 2000s for a project originally helmed by Brett Ratner, but always turned it down, not wanting to commit to a predicted ten-year role

 

The Family Man - "'The Family Man"' is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Brett Ratner and starring Nicolas Cage and Téa Leoni


2002

Red Dragon (novel) - Due to the success of the second and third films, "Red Dragon" was remade as a film directed by Brett Ratner in 2002, this time bearing the title of the original novel and with Hopkins playing Lecter

 

Edward Norton - In 2002, he starred in Brett Ratner's "Red Dragon" as FBI profiler Will Graham and in Spike Lee's "25th Hour"


2003

Superman Returns - Adams had previously auditioned for Lois in 2003 when Brett Ratner was planning to direct "Superman: Flyby"


2004

Tom Welling - In 2004 Welling was approached about starring in the big screen adaptation of Superman when director Brett Ratner was attached to project


2007

On April 25, 2007, Fox Broadcasting announced that he, Carrie Fisher, Garry Marshall and Jon Avnet would be the judges for the network's filmmaking-competition, reality TV series, "On the Lot", which premiered to low ratings in May 2007 add something


2008

Beverly Hills Cop (franchise) - In May 2008, "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner was officially named director, who promised the film would return under the series' standard "R" rating, rather than as a rumored watered down PG-13

 

Conan the Barbarian (2011 film) - In November 2008, Brett Ratner was prematurely announced to be the director of "Conan" to "The Hollywood Reporter" by Lerner, something which displeased him as he pointed out "I am not doing "Conan" now


2009

The first three books, released on March 25, 2009, are about Marlon Brando, Robert Evans and Jim Brown add something

 

Conan the Barbarian (2011 film) - Lionsgate and Sony Pictures entered negotiations for distribution, with the film seeing many directors, prominently Brett Ratner, before settling on Nispel in 2009 and subsequently bringing together a cast and crew

 

Obsessed (Mariah Carey song) - The song's music video was directed by Brett Ratner, who had previously worked with Carey on six other music videos, and was shot from June 28 to June 29, 2009


2010

In 2010, he cited the 1980 boxing film "Raging Bull" as his inspiration to enter the world of film add something

 

Gia Allemand - In 2010, she was selected to play a role in an upcoming film produced by Brett Ratner on the life of actor Gianni Russo


2011

Ratner directed and served as an executive producer on the 2011 CBS comedy-drama television series "CHAOS" add something

 

Ratner told Aventura Business Monthly in a May, 2011, cover story interview that he "really didn't know" his biological father, and that he considers Alvin Malnik, who opened the famous Forge restaurant in Miami Beach, to be his dad, "the one who raised" him add something

 

On August 4, 2011, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Ratner would produce the 84th Academy awards with Don Mischer add something

 

However, Ratner resigned on November 8, 2011 after remarking that "rehearsal is for fags" and making disparaging remarks about actress Olivia Munn a few days earlier add something

 

Season of the Witch (2011 film) - "'Season of the Witch"' is a 2011 American fantasy adventure film starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman and directed by Dominic Sena with extensive uncredited reshoots by Brett Ratner

 

Tower Heist - "'Tower Heist"' is a 2011 heist comedy film directed by Brett Ratner and written by Ted Griffin and Jeff Nathanson, based on a story by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Griffin


2012

"The Hollywood Reporter" newspaper, August 3, 2012, pg 62, print edition title: "Brett Ratner: My Father Was Homeless, Too." add something

 

In December 2012, Ratner and Australian media mogul James Packer formed a joint venture, RatPac Entertainment add something

 

Rush Hour (film series) - In the DVD audio commentary for "Rush Hour 3", Brett Ratner joked that the fourth "Rush Hour" film could be released in 2012

 

John Layman - It has been optioned by Brett Ratner for production beginning in 2012

 

Jonathan Liebesman - In February 2012, Liebesman was brought in to direct the reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series entitled "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", beating out Brett Ratner amongst others

 

Rush Hour (film series) - In July 2012, series producer Arthur Sarkissian stated that a fourth film was being worked on with Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and stated that he would welcome Brett Ratner back as director if he would "do it in the right way


2013

Beverly Hills Cop (franchise) - On December 6, 2013, it was announced that Eddie Murphy will again reprise the role of Axel Foley and Brett Ratner will direct


2014

He was a producer on the Fox drama series, "Prison Break", as well as the black comedy "Horrible Bosses" and its 2014 sequel add something

 

Edward Norton - On February 20, 2014, it was announced that Norton would begin production of the long-gestating adaptation of "Motherless Brooklyn" in fall 2014, with Brett Ratner acting as producer


2015

He was a producer on the Fox drama series, "Prison Break", the Oscar-winning Western film "The Revenant", as well as the comedy "Horrible Bosses" and its 2014 sequel add something


2017

In late October 2017, a former talent agent employee accused Ratner of rape add something

 

In November 2017, six women, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge, accused Ratner of several more incidences of sexual misconduct and harassment, including following an actress into a bathroom without invitation and masturbating as another entered his trailer to deliver food, claims he denied through his attorney add something

 

In November 1, 2017, seven women, including Ellen Page, Olivia Munn, and Natasha Henstridge, accused Ratner of several more incidences of sexual misconduct and harassment, including following an actress into a bathroom without invitation and masturbating as another entered his trailer to deliver food, claims he denied through his attorney add something

 

Jared Leto - In October 2017, it was announced that Leto would play Hugh Hefner in a biopic directed by Brett Ratner with the screenplay by Jeff Nathanson

 

Hugh Hefner - On October 3, 2017, it was announced that Academy *award winner actor Jared Leto would play Hugh Hefner in a biopic directed by Brett Ratner with the screenplay by Jeff Nathanson

 

Jared Leto - On October 3, 2017, it was announced that Leto would play Hugh Hefner in a biopic directed by Brett Ratner with the screenplay by Jeff Nathanson

 

Jeff Nathanson - On October 3, 2017, it was reported that Nathanson would penned a script for a biographical film directed by Brett Ratner based on the life of the "Playboy" founder Hugh Hefner that will be portrayed by Academy *award winner, Jared Leto

 

Natasha Henstridge - In November 2017, Henstridge accused director Brett Ratner of forcing her to perform oral sex upon him in the early 1990s

 

Olivia Munn - In November 2017, Munn accused film director Brett Ratner of repeatedly sexually harassing her over a period of several years


2018

Kohler's attorneys urged the judge to throw out the case, but the motion to dismiss was denied in February 2018 add something

 

In April 2018, Warner Bros. cutting final ties with Ratner and his company add something

 

In October 2018, Ratner dropped the lawsuit "because of Kohler's 'cloudy and unclear' account of the alleged assault add something