Knowledge Identifier: +Scott_Rudin
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (79%), California (9%), (9%)
Linked to: Facebook, Paramount Pictures, Jujamcyn Amusement Corporation, The Walt Disney Company
In 1994, Rudin won Best Musical Tony award for his production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's "Passion"
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"
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
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
Rudin's first look deal with Paramount Pictures lasted nearly fifteen years, ending in 2005
Indignation (novel) - Film producer Scott Rudin bought the rights to "Indignation" in April 2008, five months before the book was scheduled to be published
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
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
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