Groundswell Productions and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for Lola Versus began today in New York City starring Greta Gerwig (Greenberg), Zoe Lister Jones (Breaking Upwards), Joel Kinnaman (AMC's The Killing), Hamish Linklater (The Future), three time Academy Award nominee Debra Winger (Rachel Getting Married) and Bill Pullman (Igby Goes Down). Acclaimed New York-based filmmaker Daryl Wein (Breaking Upwards) is directing from an original screenplay he co-wrote with Lister Jones. The film has been acquired and will be released in North America, UK, France and other major international territories by Fox Searchlight Pictures. Groundswell Productions is financing with Michael London and Jocelyn Hayes producing and Janice Williams executive producing. Lola Versus will be shot entirely on location in New York City.
With Lola Versus, Daryl Wein and Lister Jones, a unique couple both professionally and personally, have crafted a comedic take on modern relationships told from the female perspective. Gerwig plays Lola, a 29-year-old woman dumped by her longtime boyfriend Luke (Kinnaman) just three weeks before their wedding. With the help of her close friends Henry (Linklater) and Alice (Lister Jones), Lola embarks on a series of desperate encounters in an attempt to find her place in the world as a single woman approaching 30.Read More
Debra Winger has signed on to star opposite Gabriel Byrne in the upcoming season of HBO's In Treatment.
According to Variety, the offer to Winger went out weeks ago but the three-time Oscar-nominated actress needed a while to make a decision. She'll be one of three patients for Byrne to dissect: Teenager Dane DeHaan and Indian thesp Irrfan Khan, the police detective on Slumdog Millionaire, are also set to co-star.Read More