FILM: SCOTT RUDIN
The superproducer (No Country for Old Men, The Social Network) and famously difficult boss once admitted to churning through 119 assistants in a five-year period. For those who survived, a successful Hollywood career often awaited.
Currently: CEO, Contrafilm (Journey to the Center of the Earth; The Exorcism of Emily Rose).
Currently: Co-president of production, DreamWorks Studios.
Currently: Newly hired president of production, Indian Paintbrush (The Fantastic Mr. Fox; The Darjeeling Limited).
Currently: Co-president of marketing, Paramount Pictures.
Currently: Senior vice-president of production and development, the Weinstein Company.
Lars Knudsen and Jay van Hoy
KNUDSEN: Intern (2000); assistant (2001–3). VAN HOY: Assistant (2000).
Currently: Producers, Parts and Labor (Lovely, Still; The Exploding Girl).
Currently: Senior vice-president of production and development, Spyglass Entertainment.