Talking to Alex Richanbach About His Film 'We Are Young', Working with Funny or Die, and the Other 'We Are Young'
Last month, Funny or Die released its second full-length film, We Are Young. The film was written, directed, and starred in by Funny or Die writer/director Alex Richanbach, who had begun writing the script nearly four years earlier. The film, a romantic comedy about a 25-year-old trying to figure out romance and life in Los Angeles, premiered on Funny or Die's site before appearing at Tugg screenings around the country. I got the chance to catch up with Alex after a recent screening in New York to talk about self-producing a movie, writing an age-specific story, and why he stuck with this title.
Where did the idea [...]