Posts tagged as Catherine Keener

Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins Join Charlie Kaufman's FX Pilot 'How and Why'

In January it was announced that Charlie Kaufman was developing an FX pilot with Michael Cera and John Hawkes attached to star, and today Variety reports that Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) have also signed on to star in the project. If How and Why gets picked up to series, Keener will be billed as a guest star and Hawkins will be credited as a series regular, though the details of their characters are being kept under wraps. The single-camera comedy follows a man who knows a lot about nuclear physics but nothing about life and begins shooting this April. Keener and Kaufman have worked [...]

Charlie Kaufman Is Creating an HBO Comedy Starring Catherine Keener

Former Dana Carvey Show writer Charlie Kaufman, who has since written a lot of super awesome movies like Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, is set to write and direct a HBO comedy that looks at "one day in a woman’s life and how the events leading up to it can affect, or not, the reality in which she lives." Frequent Kaufman collaborator Catherine Keener, who generally is really great, will play that woman. Considering this is Kaufman, there will probably also be some crazy high-concept twist like all the characters in the show live on a TV set inside the mind of a character named [...]