05/16/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Scott Rudin Negotiating To Leave Disney

With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label's biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co.

A prolific producer who supplied Miramax such movies as Oscar winners "No Country For Old Men," "The Queen," and "There Will Be Blood," Rudin is in talks to settle out his contract, which still has three years remaining, said a person familiar with the situation.

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