This spring, Caan is starring in the limited release Brooklyn Rules, with Alec Baldwin, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Mena Suvari. He also recently wrote and directed the indie The Dog Problem, in which he also starred with Giovanni Ribisi, Lynn Collins, Mena Suvari and Kevin Corrigan, with an appearance by Don Cheadle. The film was warmly received by critics and audiences when it premiered at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival. Caan had previously made his feature film writing and directing debut with Dallas 362, in which he also starred with Shawn Hatosy, Jeff Goldblum and Kelly Lynch. The film premiered at the 2003 CineVegas International Film Festival, where it won the Critics Award. Dallas 362 went on to screen at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival, and later received critical acclaim when it opened in limited release in 2005.
Caan more recently co-starred in Todd Robinson's crime thriller Lonely Hearts, with John Travolta, James Gandolfini and Salma Hayek; the romantic comedy Friends with Money, with Jennifer Aniston; and the action thriller Into the Blue, alongside Paul Walker, Jessica Alba and Ashley Scott. He also starred in Steven Soderbergh's hit comedy caper Ocean's Eleven and the sequel Ocean's Twelve, joining an all-star ensemble cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon.
Caan's other film credits include the comedy Western American Outlaws, with Colin Farrell; the dark comedy Novocaine, with Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter and Laura Dern; the indie drama Sonny, directed by Nicolas Cage and starring James Franco, Brenda Blethyn and Mena Suvari; Dominic Sena's crime actioner Gone in Sixty Seconds, with Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie; the acclaimed drama Boiler Room, with Giovanni Ribisi; and the wrestling comedy Ready to Rumble.
Caan has also written several screenplays, including Chasing the Party, a comedy about trying to crash the ultimate party at the Playboy mansion, which is set up at Jerry Bruckheimer Productions with Caan attached to star. He is also in the process of setting up two additional screenplays, a boxing drama entitled The Fight and an ensemble drama called Lowest Common Denominator.
For the stage, Caan wrote, co-directed and starred in the play Almost Love, which was presented in the fall of 2001 at L.A.'s Playhouse West.
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Scott Caan Facts
|August 23, 1976 (47)
|Los Angeles, California, USA
|5' 5" (1m65) How tall is Scott Caan compared to you?
|Friends With Money
|Ready to Rumble