Mamie is being blackmailed. This filmmaker named Nick claims to know Mamie's son – the one she gave up for adoption – but Nick won’t introduce her to him unless he can film the reunion. Enter Javier, Mamie's massage therapist boyfriend, who convinces Nick to film him instead. Now they're all making a movie about massage. And 'happy endings'...
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Written and directed by Don Roos, the film stars Tom Arnold, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale, Sarah Clarke, Steve Coogan, Laura Dern, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Ritter and David Sutcliffe.Read More
Have you ever thought about hiding something from your parents? What if you were hiding that you were gay? That's what happens to Jason Ritter in "Happy Endings;" he's forced to keep it a secret from his dad (Tom Arnold). And to top it off, a girl comes between them - Maggie Gyllenhaal. Maggie plays a singer who finds Jason, seduces him and then convices Tom to let her stay at their house. Tom then proposes to Maggie, not knowing it's all a set up to get Tom's money.
We talked to both Tom and Jason about having a relationship with Maggie. Tom did most of the talking, but we did hear from Jason about having to kiss another man, and life after Joan of Arcadia.Read More
The Opposite of Sex put Don Roos on the Hollywood map, Bounce gave him Hollywood star power, and now in Happy Endings, Hollywood is his backdrop for dysfunction. The writer and director went through a lot of time and tribulations to get this film on the big screen, and thanks to Maggie Gyllenhaal, it got the green light.
What was the genesis, what did you think of first when making this movie?Read More
So what was it like working with Don, you've worked with him on many occasions I guess?
How much of it was adlibbed?Read More