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Scott Rudin

  1. casting
    Denzel, Frances, and Joel Coen Are Making Macbeth for A24No Ethan!
  2. theater
    Amy Schumer and Richard Jenkins to Star Movie Version of Tony-Winning The HumansThe cast includes Jayne Houdyshell and Steven Yeun.
  3. courts
    Harper Lee Estate Settles Legal Battle Over Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird PlayScott Rudin has made peace with the Lee estate over the Aaron Sorkin–scripted production.
  4. lawsuits
    Mockingbird Producer Offers to Stage Play in Courtroom Following New LawsuitThe author’s estate sued Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming stage version of her classic novel, saying the play’s Atticus Finch veers from the source material.
  5. tony awards
    1984 Ineligible for Tonys After Refusing to Let Nominator See PlayThe New York Times reports Tony nominating committee member Jose Antonio Vargas was not permitted to see the show.
  6. The Humans Announces National TourIt’ll start in Seattle next November.
  7. tv adaptations
    A Little Life Might Become a TV ShowScott Rudin and Joe Mantello are shopping it as a “limited series.”
  8. beefs
    The Angelina Jolie–Amy Pascal Photo ExplainedAngelina was deeply concerned for Amy!
  9. sony hack
    Selma Director Ava DuVernay Calls Sony Emails ‘Sickening and Sad’“That’s really all I have to say.”
  10. sony hack
    The Real Lesson of the Sony Hack: Good Movies Are Hard to Make!Any producer who can get films like No Country for Old Men or There Will Be Blood off the ground is entitled to a kind of artistic clemency.
  11. public embarrassment
    Hack Reveals Sony Execs Thought Obama Being Black Is the Funniest Thing EverEmbarrassing, and simple-minded.
  12. party chat
    What Other Hollywood Executives Have to Say About the Sony Hack“It kind of terrified all of us.” 
  13. Larry David to Star in His Own Broadway Play ‘Fish in the Dark’Back in January, reports began circulating that Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld were working on a Broadway play together, and today Showbiz411 […]
  14. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Are Producing a Movie with the ‘Workaholics’ […]Seth Rogen’s production company Point Grey is teaming up with legendary producer Scott Rudin to produce a movie that will star […]
  15. new projects
    Chris Rock’s Working on a Showbiz-Focused Third FilmHe’ll write and direct, with Scott Rudin producing.
  16. Somebody’s Making a ‘Good Times’ Movie There’s no deal signed for an Arrested Development movie yet, but Sony Pictures is working to turn the 1970s sitcom Good Times into a feature […]
  17. adaptations
    They’re Turning Good Times Into a Feature FilmGood times.
  18. the industry
    David Fincher No Longer Attached to Angelina Jolie’s CleopatraSony is now seeking other candidates.
  19. dynamic duos
    Scott Rudin and Barry Diller Might Be Getting Into the E-Books Business An announcement is expected soon. 
  20. the industry
    Scott Rudin Hires a Literary Mind to Lead His Literary Company [UPDATE]Though while Rudin gobbles up the rights to highbrow hits, his new deputy’s experience tilts more toward pulp.
  21. Scott Rudin Has the EGOT!Hooray!
  22. Book of Mormon May Spread the Good Word to a Bigger TheaterThe Book of Mormon may be moving to a bigger theater, and not just so it can sell more tickets. The move may also be a power play on behalf of […]
  23. HBO’s The Corrections Loses a SonDon’t worry, Ewan is still onboard.
  24. strong words
    Read Scott Rudin and David Denby’s Dragon Tattoo Embargo E-mails“That is a deeply destructive thing to have done simply because you’re disdainful of We Bought a Zoo.
  25. New Yorker’s David Denby Breaks Sony’s Dragon Tattoo EmbargoReviews were to be held off till closer to the December 21 release date.
  26. tv
    Scott Rudin Bringing Swamplandia! to HBOThe gator farm is making a comeback.
  27. exclusive
    Paul Greengrass Choosing Between Pirates and Race Cars for His Next ProjectThe director is looking at ‘Maersk Alabama’ with Tom Hanks, and Formula One drama ‘Rush.’
  28. exclusive
    Scott Rudin Options Terrorism Story With Jesse Eisenberg in MindAnd not to be self-serving, but it’s based on a ‘New York’ Magazine feature.
  29. A Book of Mormon Movie Is Pretty Much InevitableTickets for The Book of Mormon are both expensive and difficult to come by, with the Broadway show sold out well into the summer already. But […]
  30. the social network
    What Producers Do: Explaining The Social Network’s Social NetworkA guide for the perplexed.
  31. exclusive
    Paul Greengrass Readies MLK Assassination Thriller MemphisInsiders tell us that producer Scott Rudin is in discussions about possibly making the project with Greengrass at Focus Features.
  32. broadway
    Chris Rock Coming to BroadwayIn the wonderfully named ‘The Motherf–ker With the Hat’
  33. freedom
    Scott Rudin’s Bookshelf: What Hasn’t He Made?He’s still working on ‘The Corrections.’
  34. the social network
    Facebook Founders Call The Social Network ‘Fiction’Will a cocaine-fueled scene make the final cut?
  35. freedom
    Rudin Buys Franzen’s FreedomScott Rudin just optioned Franzen’s much-acclaimed new book.
  36. cleopatra
    Angelina Jolie Reportedly Involved With Cleopatra Biopic’Physically, she’s the perfect look,’ author says.
  37. the industry
    Rage-Avoidance Advice for Scott Rudin’s New PrezSay very little, and NEVER ask for his cell-phone number.
  38. the industry
    Scott Rudin Adds Stieg Larsson to His BookshelfPlus: ‘True Blood’ gets its Alcide!
  39. nikki finke
    Nikki Finke Charms The New Yorker“I used to say, and I meant this in a nice way, that my mother should have been a Nazi interrogator.”
  40. Guess Which Social Network Cast Member We’re Least Excited AboutHint: Justin Timberlake.
  41. Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin’s Facebook Movie Will Teach Us All a Dull, Important LessonSays a blogger who claims to have read it: “It’s a story about greed, about obsession, about our belief that all the money in the world can make us happy.”
  42. David Fincher the Perfect Choice to Direct Movie About Similarly Charming Facebook FounderThey’re both jerks! Allegedly!
  43. the industry
    Danny McBride, Assistant EvildoerPlus: Car wrecks, Somalian pirates, and Dan Cortese.
  44. bills bills bills
    Funny Ha Ha Director Andrew Bujalski on Making Ends MeetHis ‘Indecision’ remains incomplete, but luckily “the money from it lasted two years.”
  45. the industry
    The Hold Steady Prep Their Very Own Rock DocPlus, Pacino does Shakespeare.
  46. the industry
    Oliver Stone to Explore Hugo Chavez’s Unresolved Daddy IssuesPlus: Showtime comes out!
  47. awesome
    ‘The Reader’ Will Be Out in December, Even If It’s Not DoneThere’s no score, and it’s not yet been edited.
  48. beef
    In Your Face, Harvey: Scott Rudin Pulls His Name From ‘The Reader’Has Harvey caved? Did ‘Reader’ get pushed back to 2009?
  49. gossipmonger
    Leighton Meester Is a Text AddictThe ‘Gossip Girl’ star spent a party in her honor on her BlackBerry, and more bad behavior in our daily gossip roundup.
  50. beef
    And in This Corner, Harvey Scissorhands!The latest spate of publicity surrounding the big guy has us thinking that the old villain of yore might be making a comeback.
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