Miami, July 2019: Scott Cooper has shown the world how you can become a success as long as you are passionate, and are willing to work hard towards your goals. Even from his beginning days, he was passionate about making a mark in the entertainment and glamour industry. He tried just about everything to achieve his goals in the movie making industry.
He has worked as an actor, director, screenwriter, and also as a producer. Today Scott Cooper has become one of the well known names in the Hollywood industry as a successful director, writer, and producer. The movies directed by him so far are Hostiles, Black Mass, Out Of The Furnace, And Crazy Heart.
Scott Cooper Miami started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor. He worked as an actor in movies and television for 10 years, after getting trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre. He then visited NYC to get trained at the Film Institute.
After more than a decade of stint as the actor, he decided to take up movie direction in the year 2009. Crazy Heart was his first movie directorial debut. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jeff Bridges starred in that movie, which received a lot of accolades and critical acclaims too.
Jeff Bridges also won the Academy Awards in the Best Actor category. It also bagged the award for best original song. Many of the big names in the Hollywood industry have given positive reviews about Crazy Heart.
After the big success of the movie, he was invited to do the script writing for The Low Dweller. The script was originally written by Brad Ingelsby. Cooper worked on the script and gave it his own unique touch, based on his experience of growing up in Appalachia. He could also relate to the storyline of losing a sibling at a young age.
The movie was later titled as ‘Out of the Furnace’ with the powerful casting which included Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, and Christian Bale in the leading roles. Brad Ingelsby was given the credit for the script, and Scott worked as the director and producer of the movie. Leonardo DiCaprio also was the joint producer of ‘Out of the Furnace’.
His next venture was the writing and direction of Black Mass. The script was originally written by Gerard O’Neill and Dick Lehr, based on the true story of John Connolly FBI agent, Whitey Bulger and Billy Bulger. Black Mass is a crime drama that was recreated from the witness protection programme of the FBI.
The role of Whitey Bulger the Boston crime boss was played by Johnny Depp, and John Connolly was played by Joel Edgerton. Benedict Cumberbatch performed the role of Billy Bulger. The movie was quite successful after its release in 2015.
In 2017, Scott Cooper started working on the new project, Hostiles, which was a western classic movie. He worked as a writer, director, and the producer of the movie. The main casts of Hostiles are Christian Bale and Rosamond Pike. This was his second movie with Christian bale. It was a successful movie at the theatres, after its grand premier at the Telluride Film Festival.