Scott Neustadter Wiki: Everything To Know About ‘The Disaster Artist’ Screenwriter

Intrigued by the story of the film ‘The ‘Disaster Artist’? Read more about it’s screenwriter, Scott Neustadter along with his overall net worth.

Who is Scott Neustadter?

Scott Eric Neustadter was born in 1977. He is an American screenwriter and producer who is known for his work in movies like ‘500 Days of Summer’, and ‘The Pink Panther 2’. Neustadter is often found working with his writing partner, Michael H. Weber. The duo wrote the original screenplays for both of these movies. ‘500 Days of Summer’ is based upon two real relationships which Neustadter had. The duo also wrote the screenplay for ‘The Spectacular Now’ which was based on the novel by Tim Tharp and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ based on the novel by John Green. They also wrote, ‘Paper Towns’ based on another novel by John Green. For their work on ‘The Disaster Artist’ in 2017, the pair was nominated for an Oscar 2018 Award for Best adapted Screenplay. Oscar 2018 will be held on March 4th, this year. Michael Webber and Scott Neustadter also created the television series for ‘Friends with Benefits’ which lasted one season. Neustadter was born and raised in a Jewish family in Margate City, New Jersey. He is the son of Anne (Goldberg) and Michael J. Neustadter. He studied at the Atlantic City High School, the University of Pennsylvania later he went on to continue his graduate studies at The London School of Economics. At age 25, Neustadter visited Los Angeles, California, and shortly after that, he moved to Santa Monica, where he currently lives. Neustadter along with Webber also wrote the script for ‘Our Souls at Night’ which was an adaptation of Kent Haruf’s final novel of the same name. ‘Our Souls at Night’ was written for Netflix and starred Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in the lead roles. This is also the first movie that they have made together since 1979’s ‘The Electric Horseman’. It was announced that the pair will be adapting another of John Green’s novel, ‘Looking for Alaska’. They are currently working on adapting ‘The Rosie Project’. Neustadter is married to Lauren Rachelle Levy since October 9, 2010. The couple has one son.

Net worth of the screenwriter

The net worth of the screenwriter, Scott Neustadter is $1.7 million.

A brief about his films

Scott Neustadter’s film ‘The Pink Panther 2’ was a 2009 American action comedy film directed by Harald Zwart. It is the eleventh installment in ‘The Pink Panther’ film series and the sequel to the 2006 film ‘The Pink Panther,’ a reboot of the popular comedy series. It was about an Inspector Clouseau who must assemble a team of international detectives in order to thwart a thief who excels in stealing historical artifacts. Scott Neustadter also wrote the script for the film, ‘The Spectacular Now’. ‘The Spectacular Now’ was a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film which was directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Neustadter and his film partner Webber. The film starred Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley and it’s based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Tim Tharp. The film was about an innocent, bookish teenager who begins dating the charming, freewheeling high-school senior (Miles Teller) who awoke on her lawn after a night of heavy partying. Neustadter co-wrote the script of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ which is a 2014 American romantic drama film directed by Josh Boone, based on the novel of the same name by John Green. The film stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff, with Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, and Willem Dafoe playing supporting roles. ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ was about a teenager Hazel Grace whose life changes when she meets Augustus Waters at a cancer support group. The two then embark on a life-changing journey which brings them even closer. In a written interview with Scott Neustadter and his writing partner, Michael Webber, the duo was asked that how they managed to write the movie, ‘500 Days of Summer’ without making it a one-sided misogynistic mess like ‘The Room’, Neustadter said, “My ex actually got engaged when we were in the middle of writing the film and it ended up defining the direction of the script. The female character wants the same thing that the male character wants, he just isn’t the person she’s looking for. She isn’t the villain of the story. I had been feeling angry and bitter about the relationship, but that revelation helped me to let go of it.” In an interview with him about the movie, ‘The Disaster Artist’, Neustadter revealed that he and partner Michael H. Webber “didn’t set out to write a big, fat comedy. We knew that the subject and the source material and the people involved are hilarious, and we tried to write the straight version of that story.” ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a 2017 American biographical comedy-drama film produced and directed by James Franco. Written by both men, the film is based on Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell’s non-fiction book of the same name. In the story, Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class. They form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.