Director Brett Ratner has put his money where his mouth is -- on a lesbian. You'll recall, Ratner had to resign from producing the 2011 Academy Awards, after proclaiming "Rehearsals are for… READ MORE >
Brett Ratner (born March 28, 1969) is an American filmmaker and music video director. He is best known for his films such as The Family Man, Red Dragon, the Rush Hour series, and X-Men: The Last Stand. He was also a producer on the Fox drama, Prison Break. He edited the English version of the Indian movie Kites starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori. Ratner was born in Miami Beach, Florida. His mother, Marcia Presman, was the daughter of Eastern European Jews who lived in Cuba before moving to Florida in the 1960s. His father was Ronny Ratner, the son of a wealthy Miami businessman. Ratner's parents married when he was in his senior year of high school, and his father died in 2006. Ratner attended high school in Israel and is a 1990 graduate of New York University. He cites the 1980 film "Raging Bull" as his inspiration to enter the world of film.
Brett Ratner's word is his bond -- three months after he resigned as producer for the Oscars, for using a gay slur, the director has followed through on a promise to work with gay leaders to raise… READ MORE >
There's nothing like a good Italian meal to bring friends together -- per esempio, Brian Grazer and Brett Ratner.Grazer is replacing Ratner as producer of the 2012 Oscars ... after Ratner… READ MORE >
Brian Grazer -- who produced "Apollo 13" and "A Beautiful Mind" -- has taken Brett Ratner's place to produce next year's Academy Awards show.Brian signed on moments ago, agreeing to replace Ratner… READ MORE >
Eddie Murphy is showing the ultimate solidarity with good friend and producing partner Brett Ratner by quitting the 2012 Oscars, which he had agreed to host.Ratner bailed -- though he may have had… READ MORE >