With Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ jumping through a few directors lately many of us have wondered why Scott Cooper left the director’s chair right after Ben Affleck left. Well, it looks like we’re finally going to find out and for a nice change it has nothing to do with studio pressure or internal drama. It actually boiled to the story being “a tough story to crack.”
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him. Director: Scott Cooper Writers: Scott Cooper, Thomas Cobb (novel) Stars: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Colin Farrell
First Look: Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger in 'Black Mass'
“He could be charming. He could be ruthless. He was like a cobra—you never knew where he could strike,” says director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart) of notorious crime boss Whitey Bulger, played by Johnny Depp in Black Mass (out Sept. 18).
Scott Cooper Replacing Ben Affleck As Director Of Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’
Established by the Cooper Family, the Foundation believes that innovation is vital to the state of the world’s children. Led by Scott Cooper, CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing, the Foundation’s goal is to help young people push the boundaries of what’s possible and create a future they want. Our goal is to raise expectations and the hopes and dreams of every child on Earth. Learn more at…