Scott Rudin ‘Stepping Back’ from Film and Streaming Projects

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Greg Evans on April 20, 2021.

Producer Scott Rudin says he is “stepping back” from his film and streaming projects in addition to his Broadway productions.

In a statement released Tuesday, Rudin said:

“I am stepping back from my film and streaming projects in addition to my work on Broadway. I am doing so to take the time to work on personal issues I should have long ago. When I commented over the weekend, I was focused on Broadway reopening successfully and not wanting my previous behavior to detract from everyone’s efforts to return. It’s clear to me I should take the same path in film and streaming. I am profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior has caused and I take this step with a commitment to grow and change.” …

Deadline Hollywood 4/20

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