Scott Cooper Biography
Scott Cooper is an American director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is famously known for writing and directing Crazy Heart 2009, Out of the Furnace 2013, Black Mass 2015, and Hostiles 2017.
Cooper was born on April 20th,1970 in Abingdon Virginia. He is 53 years old as of 2023. Besides, he is also of American nationality and of White ethnicity.
Scott Cooper Wife and Children
Cooper lives in Los Angeles with his wife. Moreover, his wife’s name is Jocelyne Cooper and they have two daughters, Ava and Stella and a son
Scott Cooper Net Worth
Cooper has a net worth of approximately $1 Million to $ 5Million as of 2023. Again, through his career he has made a million- dollar company.
Scott Cooper Career
Cooper spent a decade working as an actor in film and television. He made the switch directing with 2009 crazy hearts, starring was Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
The film that was released by Fox search list pictures, received widespread critical acclaim. Furthermore, a number of awards, including Academy Awards for best actor and best original songs.
Secondly, among Crazy Heart’s fans were director Ridley Scott and producer Michael Costigan, as well as executives at Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way.
Cooper got an opportunity to develop The Low Dweller. It is a spec script written by Brad Ingelsby that had DiCaprio and Scott attached, as actor and director respectively.
Scott rewrote the script, drawing on his experience of growing up in Appalachia and losing a sibling at a young age .
Relativity Media put the film, now titled Out of the Furnace, into production in the year 2012, with Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, and Casey Affleck leading the ensemble cast.
Cooper directed the film and shared writing credit with Ingelsby, DiCaprio, and Scott remained as producers.
In January 2014, Cooper became attached to rewrite and direct Black Mass, a crime drama based on the book of the same name by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill.
Secondly, it describes the “true story of Billy Bulger, Whitey Bulger, FBI agent John Connolly and the FBI’s witness protection program that was created by J. Edgar Hoover.”
However, Barry Levinson had previously been involved with the project. Johnny Depp, who had been on and off the project for a couple of years, came back on board to play the infamous Boston crime boss.
Whitey Bulger, alongside Joel Edgerton as Connolly and Benedict Cumberbatch as Billy Bulger. The film w
Lastly, Cooper wrote, directed, and produced the 2017 western Hostiles, based on a decades-old manuscript by the late screenwriter Donald E. Stewart.
The film reteamed Cooper with his Out of the Furnace star, Bale, alongside Rosamund Pike. It had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival.
In addition, the US distribution rights picked up the Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures.
Scott Cooper Antlers
Antlers is a supernatural horror film directed by Scott Cooper and it’s produced by Guillermo del Toro released on 2021.
Scott Cooper Hostiles
Hostiles is a 2017 American Western film written and directed by Scott Cooper, based on a story by Donald E. Stewart.
First, the film stars are Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Ben Foster, Stephen Lang, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane, Adam Beach, Q’orianka Kilcher, Timothée Chalamet and Scott Wilson were in his final film role.
Second, it follows a U.S. Army cavalry officer who must escort a Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their home in Montana in the year 1892.
Thirdly, the film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2nd, 2017. What’s more, it had a limited release in the United States by Entertainment Studios starting December 22, 2017, before going wide on January 26, 2018.
Finally, the film received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed $35 million worldwide.