Two Dates and a Dash Podcast

Two Dates and a Dash Podcast Episode 52: Executive Producer of hit movie, "The Peanut Butter Falcon", Aaron Scotti

Episode Summary

Aaron Scotti is a Producer at Armory Films, a film finance and production company that creates, develops, produces, and finances high concept and commercially viable content. Scotti teamed with Armory Films Co-Founders Chris Lemole and Tim Zajaros in 2016 and has since produced titles including: Brian Taylor’s Mom and Dad starring Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair; Joe Penna’s Arctic, starring Mads Mikkelsen which made its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where it was acquired by Bleeker Street for North American distribution; and The Peanut Butter Falcon starring Shia LeBeouf, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, John Bernthal, Bruce Dern, Thomas Hayden Church, Yelawolf, and introducing Zack Gottsagen. He is currently in production in Los Angeles on Charlie Day’s directorial debut El Tonto starring Day, Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis, John Malkovich, Edie Falco, Jillian Bell, Ken Jeong, Adrien Brody, Ray Liotta and Travis Fimmel, serving as an Executive Producer, with Armory financing and producing the film. Aaron Scotti grew up in the Philadelphia area and moved to NYC in 2006 to study acting. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Episode Notes

Aaron Scotti is a Producer at Armory Films, a film finance and production company that creates, develops, produces, and finances high concept and commercially viable content. Scotti teamed with Armory Films Co-Founders Chris Lemole and Tim Zajaros in 2016 and has since produced titles including: Brian Taylor’s Mom and Dad starring Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair; Joe Penna’s Arctic, starring Mads Mikkelsen which made its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where it was acquired by Bleeker Street for North American distribution; and The Peanut Butter Falcon starring Shia LeBeouf, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, John Bernthal, Bruce Dern, Thomas Hayden Church, Yelawolf, and introducing Zack Gottsagen. He is currently in production in Los Angeles on Charlie Day’s directorial debut El Tonto starring Day, Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis, John Malkovich, Edie Falco, Jillian Bell, Ken Jeong, Adrien Brody, Ray Liotta and Travis Fimmel, serving as an Executive Producer, with Armory financing and producing the film. Aaron Scotti grew up in the Philadelphia area and moved to NYC in 2006 to study acting. He currently resides in Los Angeles.