Hollywood's 50 Brightest Bulbs

Entertainment Weekly picks the smartest players on and behind the silver screen
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Dec 3, 2007 10:22 AM CST

(Newser) – Who are the biggest brains in Hollywood? Entertainment Weekly picks the best and brightest:

  1. Judd Apatow, 40, director/writer/producer
  2. Steven Spielberg, 60, director/producer
  3. James Cameron, 53, director/producer

  1. Ari Emanuel, 46, partner, Endeavor Agency
  2. Will Smith, 39, actor/producer
  3. Meryl Streep, 58, actor
  4. Tyler Perry, 38, actor/director/writer/producer
  5. Peter Rice, 41, president, Fox Searchlight
  6. David Heyman, 46, producer
  7. John Knoll, 45, visual-effects supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic
To see the complete list, click the link below. (Read more Steven Spielberg stories.)

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