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Scott Kroopf

Scott Kroopf is President of the Motion Picture Group at Intermedia, where he oversees a large slate of films in development at least two of which are scheduled to start production in 2005; Basic Instinct II, with Sharon Stone reprising the roll that made her an international box office superstar and Terminator 4, the latest film in one of the industry's most popular and successful franchises.

Prior to joining Intermedia Scott was President and COO of Radar Pictures, which he formed four years ago with Ted Field. At Radar Kroopf had assembled a slate of over 25 active projects embracing a wide range of styles and featuring some of the finest filmmakers working today.

Most recently, Kroopf produced The Last Samurai, directed by Ed Zwick and starring Tom Cruise, Merchant-Ivory's Le Divorce, starring Kate Hudson and Naomi Watts and The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel. Kroopf also supervised the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Kroopf and Field built Radar on the foundation of the former Interscope Communications, where Kroopf was responsible for the production of over 50 films in 14 years including Jumanji, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, Pitch Black, Runaway Bride, Very Bad Things, Gridlock'd, Mr. Holland's Opus, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Cocktail, Three Men and a Baby and Outrageous Fortune. At Interscope Kroopf started as an in-house producer and development executive and eventually became President of the company.

Before joining Interscope, Kroopf was Executive in Charge of Production for Embassy Pictures from 1982 to 1985, where he was involved in the development and production of Stand by Me, The Sure Thing and A Chorus Line. He began his motion picture production career at Robe-Ackerman, a commercial/television/documentary production company.


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