Scott Rudin and Barry Diller Might Be Getting Into the E-Books Business

Producer Scott Rudin attends the Eleventh Annual AFI Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel on January 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Producer Scott Rudin and IAC head Barry Diller are said to be discussing the launch of an e-books company. Details seem to be pretty much nonexistent so far; Deadline reports only that the operation will publish both fiction and non-fiction, and that a formal announcement of "major investment capital" is expected soon. Finally, we'll get a chance to see how literate Scott Rudin really is.