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Scott Rudin

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Scott Rudin

American film producer and a theatrical producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (79%), California (9%), (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Paramount Pictures, Stephen Sondheim, Facebook

Linked to: Facebook, Paramount Pictures, Jujamcyn Amusement Corporation, The Walt Disney Company




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Scott Rudin was born in 1958 add something


Since Harvey and Bob Weinstein had left Miramax, the company they founded in 1979, Rudin felt he would be free at Disney to utilize its resources add something


Rudin swiftly rose through the ranks at Fox and became president of production by 1986 at the age of 29 add something


On August 1, 1992, at the age of 34, Rudin signed a deal with Tri-Star Pictures but soon moved back to Paramount add something


In 1994, Rudin won Best Musical Tony award for his production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's "Passion" add something


Michael Chabon - In 1994, Chabon pitched a screenplay entitled "The Gentleman Host" to producer Scott Rudin, a romantic comedy "about old Jewish folks on a third-rate cruise ship out of Miami"


Clueless (film) - The film is set in Beverly Hills and was written and directed by Amy Heckerling and produced by Scott Rudin, it was released in the United States on July 19, 1995


In 1996, Rudin produced the revival of the Stephen Sondheim and Larry Gelbart musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", which starred Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella and Mark Linn-Baker add something


In 1996, he produced "The First Wives Club", a hit comedy starring Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton add something


The Corrections - In August 2001, producer Scott Rudin optioned the film rights to "The Corrections" for Paramount Pictures


Rudin is currently in the early production stages of an adaptation of the upcoming Ben Mezrich book "Sex on the Moon", which follows the true story of NASA interns Thad Roberts and Tiffany Fowler as they scheme to steal and make love among a collection of lunar rocks locked away in the Houston Space Center in 2002 add something


The Yiddish Policemen's Union - Producer Scott Rudin purchased the film rights to "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" in 2002, based on a one-and-a-half page proposal


After the resignation of Paramount's chairwoman, Sherry Lansing in 2004, and nearly simultaneous departure of Jonathan Dolgen , Rudin left the studio and set a five-year first-look pact with Disney that allowed him to make movies under their labels Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films add something


Rudin's first look deal with Paramount Pictures lasted nearly fifteen years, ending in 2005 add something


In 2007, Rudin produced "Margot at the Wedding", a tragicomedy about a dysfunctional family starring Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited" add something


Michael Chabon - In February 2008, Scott Rudin reported that a film adaptation of "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" was in pre-production, to be written and directed by the Coen brothers


Indignation (novel) - Film producer Scott Rudin bought the rights to "Indignation" in April 2008, five months before the book was scheduled to be published


It's Complicated (film) - In May 2008, Nancy Meyers agreed to a project for Universal Studios that she would write and direct, to be co-produced with Scott Rudin


Aaron Sorkin - In August 2008, Sorkin announced that he had agreed to write a script for Sony and producer Scott Rudin about how Facebook was founded


He will possibly take part in Paramount Pictures' 2009 musical remake of "Footloose" starring Kenny Wormaid, Julianne Hough, and Dennis Quaid add something


In 2010, he co-produced, along with Carole Shorenstein Hays, the Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Fences", starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, which garnered ten Tony award nominations and three wins, including Best Revival of a Play add something


At the 2011 Producers Guild of America awards, Scott Rudin became the only person ever to be nominated twice in one year add something


The book is set for publishing in February 2011 add something


Rudin is currently the lead producer for the Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon", which opened in March 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre and won nine Tony awards including best musical add something


Mark Zuckerberg - Upon winning the Golden Globes award for Best Picture on January 16, 2011, producer Scott Rudin thanked Facebook and Zuckerberg "for his willingness to allow us to use his life and work as a metaphor through which to tell a story about communication and the way we relate to each other


In 2012, Rudin became one of the few people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, and the first producer to do so add something


On December 9, 2014, a major illegal breach of Sony's computer systems by "Guardians of Peace" hackers using Shamoon malware led to disclosure of many gigabytes of stolen information, including internal company documents add something


In 2015, it was announced that Rudin would produce Groundhog Day The Musical, a musical adaptation of the film Groundhog Day, originally starring Bill Murray add something


Six Rudin productions received major Tony nominations in 2016 add something


"Groundhog Day" will open on 9 March 2017 add something


In March 2018, prior to the play's opening, the Harper Lee estate filed a lawsuit against the play's production company based on allegations that the play deviates too much from the novel add something


The legal dispute was settled by May 2018 add something