Knowledge Identifier: +Brett_Ratner
He is a 1990 graduate of New York University
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"
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
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
Superman Returns - Adams had previously auditioned for Lois in 2003 when Brett Ratner was planning to direct "Superman: Flyby"
Tom Welling - In 2004 Welling was approached about starring in the big screen adaptation of Superman when director Brett Ratner was attached to project
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
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
Ratner directed and served as an executive producer on the 2011 CBS comedy-drama television series "CHAOS"
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
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
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