2007 – Jason Reitman is the son of Ivan (Private Parts director) Jason was up for the Academy Award for Best Director for this one.  Howard remembered Ivan bringing his then teenage son to his Private Parts meetings, which Howard thought meant he didn’t take his meetings with Howard seriously. Howard said he called Ivan after the nominations came out to congratulate him on his son being up for the award.  Jason Bateman was in studio 1.30.13 and said he had turned down the role in this movie, but decided to do it for his kids.

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