Scott Neustadter

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Scott Neustadter
Born Scott Eric Neustadter
1977 (age 37–38)
Margate City, New Jersey, United States
Education Atlantic City High School
London School of Economics
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Notable works (500) Days of Summer
The Pink Panther 2
The Spectacular Now
The Fault in Our Stars
Paper Towns
Spouse Lauren Rachelle Levy (m. 2010)

Scott Eric Neustadter[1] is an American screenwriter. 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.[2] 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 for Paper Towns based on another novel by John Green due in theaters July 24, 2015. They also created the television series Friends with Benefits which lasted one season.

Life and career[edit]

Neustadter was born and raised in Margate City, New Jersey, the son of Anne (Goldberg) and Michael J. Neustadter.[1] He attended Atlantic City High School, University of Pennsylvania and graduate studies at The London School of Economics.[citation needed]

At age 25, Neustadter visited Los Angeles, California, and shortly thereafter moved to Santa Monica, where he currently resides.[citation needed]

He has been married to Lauren Rachelle Levy since October 9, 2010.[1]

Neustadter and Weber will next be writing the script for the adaptation of The Disaster Artist.[3]





(500) Days of Summer[edit]

  • Hollywood Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Screenwriter
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society for Best Screenplay
  • Oklahoma Film Critics Circle for Best Screenplay - Original
  • Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association for Best Original Screenplay
  • St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association for Best Screenplay


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