|Born||1977 (age 44–45)|
Margate City, New Jersey, U.S.
|Education||Atlantic City High School|
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania |
London School of Economics
|Occupation||Screenwriter and producer|
|(500) Days of Summer |
The Fault in Our Stars
Lauren Rachelle Levy
Scott Eric Neustadter (//; born 1977) is an American screenwriter and producer. He often works with his writing partner, Michael H. Weber. The two writers wrote the original screenplays for 500 Days of Summer and The Pink Panther 2. 500 Days of Summer is based on two real relationships Neustadter had. They also wrote the screenplays for The Spectacular Now, based on the novel by Tim Tharp, The Fault in Our Stars, based on the best-selling novel by John Green, and Paper Towns, based on another novel by Green.
For writing The Disaster Artist (2017), the pair was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. They also created the television series Friends with Benefits, which lasted one season.
Neustadter was born and raised in a Jewish family in Margate City, New Jersey, the son of Anne (Goldberg) and Michael J. Neustadter. He attended Atlantic City High School, University of Pennsylvania and graduate studies at The London School of Economics and The University of Southern California.
At age 25, Neustadter moved to study in Los Angeles, California, and shortly thereafter moved to Santa Monica, where he currently resides.
Neustadter and Weber wrote the script for The Disaster Artist (2017), the adaptation of the book of the same name. They also wrote Our Souls at Night, an adaptation of Kent Haruf's final novel of the same name, for Netflix, with Robert Redford and Jane Fonda playing the lead roles, the first movie they have made together since 1979's The Electric Horseman.
They will adapt another John Green novel, Looking for Alaska. They also are adapting The Rosie Project.
Neustadter has been married to Lauren Rachelle Levy since October 9, 2010. The couple has one son and one daughter.