Adam Scott

Biography

Scott has crafted a truly diverse and distinguished career. Though he began primarily as a dramatic actor, he has displayed great versatility and depth and built an equally impressive comedy resume. No matter the medium - film, television and theatre, Scott continues to earn rave reviews.

Scott can currently be seen in "Our Idiot Brother" opposite Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011 and was recently released in theaters. Scott recently wrapped production on "Friends with Kids," in which he stars opposite Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig. The film revolves around a couple who see the toll that having children has taken on their friends, so they decide to have a baby but maintain an open relationship. Additionally, Scott wrapped production on "See Girl Run" for producer David Gordon Green and Paramount's "My Mother's Curse," which stars Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand. He is currently in production on "Bachelorette" opposite Isla Fisher, Kristen Dunst and Lizzy Caplan, and recently signed on to topline the indie comedy "A.C.O.D."

Scott also recently starred in the Starz original series "Party Down," which he produced alongside Executive Producers Paul Rudd, Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge and John Enbom. He also can be seen recurring on the HBO comedy series "Eastbound & Down" opposite Danny McBride.

Scott previously starred in "The Vicious Kind," a dramedy about a man who becomes obsessed with the girlfriend his brother brings home for Thanksgiving. Executive produced by Neil Labute, the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Scott was lauded for his performance as Caleb and was nominated for Best Actor at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2010, also winning Best Performance at the 2009 Sidewalk Film Festival and Best Actor at the 2009 Strasbourg Film Festival.

Scott co-starred alongside Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in the blockbuster comedy "Step Brothers." As Derek, the egomaniacal younger brother of Ferrell, Scott garnered praise from the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco and the Washington Post. Scott also starred in "Passenger Side," a road movie that never leaves Los Angeles, with Joel Bissonnette and Robin Tunney, on which he also served as an executive producer; the film premiered to rave reviews at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival.

He has portrayed Johnny Meyer, Howard Hughes' press agent, in the Oscar-winning film "The Aviator" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, John C. Reilly and Alec Baldwin for legendary director Martin Scorsese. He was seen in "August," a drama that was featured at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. He appeared in "Lovely, Still" with Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, and Elizabeth Banks. The film premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and was released last year. Additional film credits include the horror film "Piranha 3D"; the romantic comedy "Leap Year" opposite Amy Adams; the blockbuster comedy "Knocked Up," directed by Judd Apatow; as well as "The Great Buck Howard," opposite John Malkovich, Colin Hanks and Tom Hanks; and "Art School Confidential." Scott also starred as Palek in the critically acclaimed HBO series "Tell Me You Love Me."
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

2nd January 2014 -

 Movie Review

One of those swoony American dramas that explores life in all its wondrousness, this film will quickly annoy more cynical viewers. But others will find it a warmly inspirational story about breaking out of our...

'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Cast Pose Together At New York Film Festival - Part 2

9th October 2013 -

 Footage

Ben Stiller and Kristin Wiig, who play the lead characters in the new comedy 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty', pose together at the New York Film Festival Centerpiece Gala Presentation held at the Film...

Ben Stiller And Kristen Wiig At 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' New York Film Festival Premiere - Part 1

9th October 2013 -

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The cast of adventure comedy 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' arrived for the Centerpiece Gala Presentation at the New York Film Festival held at the Film Society Lincoln Center. Among them were leading male...

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

9th October 2013 -

 Video

Walter Mitty is an exceptionally ordinary man who has never dared venture out into the world or, indeed, made any effort to have some fun closer to home. In a bid to break his cycle...

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

31st July 2013 -

 Video

Walter Mitty is an ordinary guy with an ordinary life; he wakes up, eats breakfast, goes to work and comes home every night in the same old, repetitive, routine way he has become accustomed to....

Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Looks Crazy, Bizarre, Awesome [Trailer]

31st July 2013 -

 News

Ben Stiller stars in the highly-anticipated adaptation of James Thurber's 1939 short story The Secret of Life of Walter Mitty, with the first official trailer rolling out online on Tuesday.Stiller stars as Mitty, the mild-mannered...

The Guilt Trip

8th March 2013 -

 Movie Review

Virtually impossible to market, this film isn't nearly as wacky and rude as its cast and crew suggest. Despite the presence of Rogen (Pineapple Express) and Streisand (Meet the Fockers), plus writer Fogelman (Crazy Stupid...

The Guilt Trip

12th November 2012 -

 Video

Andy Brewster is an inventor who is determined to sell his brand new product by embarking on an 8-day 3000 mile road trip. To kick off his journey, he flies out to visit his mother...

VP Joe Biden To Make Cameo On Parks And Recreation

8th November 2012 -

 News

The November 15, 2012 episode of Parks and Recreation will feature a very special guest, Entertainment Weekly has revealed! Vice President Joe Biden, who recently got re-elected for a second term in the White House...

Bachelorette

7th September 2012 -

 Movie Review

It's easy to see this comical romp as Bridesmaids meets The Hangover, but there's a bit more to it than that. It's a genuinely silly film with a rather simple plot, as three women try...

Friends With Kids

19th January 2012 -

 Video

Jason and Julie are single thirty-something Manhattanites. They've been best friends since college but aren't remotely attracted to each other. While at dinner with friends one night, Jason notices the behavior of some unruly children...

Leap Year

12th January 2010 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Leap Year When Anna's partner Jeremy is sent to Dublin for work she is distraught, she's been hoping he would propose to her for months and it's still not...

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