I love the idea of pairing Nick's business savvy and clout in the international marketplace with inspired, passionate filmmakers to help them create the kind of rousing and original movies that people want to seeRatner, Sierra form new production company Mar 25, 2010
Making movies has been my dream since childhood, and I've been fortunate enough to have made several, but the Oscar show is in a league of its ownPeople in the news Aug 05, 2011
Making movies has been my dream since childhood, and I've been fortunate enough to have made several, but the Oscar show is in a league of its ownBrett Ratner to produce Oscars show Aug 04, 2011
Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers everEddie Murphy confirmed as Oscars host Sep 06, 2011
Eddie is a truly ground-breaking performer, whose amazingly diverse array of roles has won him a devoted audience of all agesEddie Murphy confirmed as Oscars host Sep 06, 2011
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.