Posts tagged as secret projects

Director Joe Swanberg Secretly Shot a Movie with Lena Dunham and Anna Kendrick Last Year

Writer/director Joe Swanberg, who made Hannah Takes the Stairs and the upcoming summer release Drinking Buddies, made a movie last year that the public didn't know about until this week. Swanberg revealed to Indiewire that in December, he filmed an independent movie tentatively called Happy Christmas that stars Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey, and Mark Webber. Details about the movie are few and far between but it is set in Chicago, "focuses on a family and is set during the holidays." The director hopes to take Happy Christmas to festivals in 2014, meaning that non-festival folk will probably be able to see it later next year.

Jason Schwartzman and 'Parks and Rec' Co-Creator Michael Schur Worked on a Secret Movie Together

Rushmore and Bored to Death star Jason Schwartzman gave a nice little interview to Vulture this week, and when discussing his upcoming guest spot on an episode of Parks and Recreation, he had this to say about the show's co-creator Michael Schur:

I met him a long time ago before the show. We were trying to collaborate on something together, but it didn't end up happening. It was a movie — I can’t tell you more. Maybe one day it can happen.

Schwartzman makes it sound so mysterious, but a collaboration between these two guys would be pretty spectacular. Hopefully, they get to return to the project [...]