A dynamic young actor, ADAM SCOTT (Derek Huff) has crafted a distinguished career in theatre and television and is quickly becoming one of the finest newcomers to hit the big screen.
Scott will soon be seen in August, a drama that centers on two brothers (Scott and Josh Hartnett) who continue to fight to keep their start-up company afloat on Wall Street during August 2001, a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In addition, he recently completed production on two independent features; Lovely, Still, a holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time, with Ellen Burstyn and Martin Landau, as well as The Vicious Kind, a dramedy about a man who becomes obsessed with the girlfriend his brother brings home for Thanksgiving.
Scott also stars in the critically acclaimed HBO series "Tell Me You Love Me" which features an ensemble cast and returns to HBO later this year.
Scott recently appeared in the blockbuster comedy Knocked Up, directed by Judd Apatow, as well as The Great Buck Howard, opposite John Malkovich. The previous year, Scott appeared in the dramatic thriller First Snow, directed by Marc Fergus and co-starring Guy Pearce; the dark comedy Corporate Affairs, alongside Breckin Meyer for director Dan Cohen; and the romantic comedy Who Loves The Sun, starring with Lukas Haas and Molly Parker for director Matthew Bissonette.
Prior to that, Scott appeared in Art School Confidential with John Malkovich and Anjelica Huston, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Terry Zwigoff, for Sony Pictures Classics. Additional feature film credits include The Return, The Matador, opposite Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, and Hope Davis, and New Line Cinema's romantic comedy, Monster-In-Law, directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. In addition, he portrayed Johnny Meyer, Howard Hughes' smarmy press agent, in Miramax's Oscar®-winning film The Aviator, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, John C. Reilly and Alec Baldwin for legendary director Martin Scorsese. Scott was previously seen in the Warner Bros. action feature Torque, Carl Franklin's High Crimes, the independent black comedy Two Days, Christopher Haifley's independent film Ronnie, Star Trek: First Contact and numerous independent films including Robert Mickelson's Off the Lip, Jonathan Kahn's Girl, Ted Melfi's Winding Roads, David McKay's The Lesser Evil, Lawrence Trilling's Dinner & Driving and Derek Simonds' Seven and a Match.
In a notable two-episode stint on HBO's acclaimed "Six Feet Under," Scott played the role of Ben Dooley, a public defender and boyfriend to Michael C. Hall's character, David Fisher. Additional television credits include "Law & Order," "Veronica Mars," Ken Cameron's "Payback," an ABC movie-of-the-week with Mary Tyler Moore and Ed Asner, "Wasteland," "Party of Five," "Murder One," "NYPD Blue," and "E.R."
Stage credits include roles in "Uncle Bob," a two-man show with Austin Pendleton in Los Angeles, New York and Edinburgh; Richard Greenberg's "Everett Beekin" for South Coast Repertory; "Romeo and Juliet" at the California Shakespeare Festival in Berkeley; "Dealer's Choice" and "Buffalo Hunters" for The Mark Taper Forum; "Beirut" for Gardner Stage; "Water and Wine" for the Met Theatre; and "Bloody Poetry" for the Globe Theatre.