Producer Scott Rudin, whose extensive list of credits includes scores of theatre and film hits, will soon collaborate with a new company. Rudin, who has long worked for Disney, has signed a deal with Sony, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
With Sony, Rudin has put out hits like 'The Social Network' and 'Julie & Julia,' and has now signed a three year deal with the company. The move was not unexpected, since his relationship with Disney had become limited after Miramax split from Disney lasy year.
Scott Rudin has produced many critically acclaimed and commercially successful films including The Social Network, True Grit, Moneyball, Greenberg, It's Complicated, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Julie & Julia, Doubt, No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, Reprise, The Queen, Notes On a Scandal, School of Rock, The Hours, Sleepy Hollow, The Addams Family, Searching For Bobby Fischer, The Truman Show, Sister Act, and more.
Rudin has also produced many successful and renowned theater projects including "Passion," "Hamlet," "Seven Guitars," "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum," "Skylight," "The Chairs," "The Blue Room," "Closer," "Amy's View," "Copenhagen," "The Designated Mourner," "The Goat," "Caroline, or Change," "The Normal Heart," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "Doubt," "Faith Healer," "The History Boys," "Shining City," "Stuff Happens," "The Vertical Hour," "The Year of Magical Thinking," "Gypsy," "God of Carnage" and "Fences." Rudin is also lead producer on "The Book of Mormon," which was honored with this year's Tony Award for Best Musical.