EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Writer/Director Richard LaGravenese and Jeremy Jordan Talk 'The Last Five Years'

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 23:38
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Opening in theaters on February 13th is the new musical comedy The Last Five Years, which is based on the off-Broadway musical of the same name. The film was written and directed by Richard LaGravenese (Beautiful Creatures, The Fisher King), and stars Academy Award-nominee Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, End of Watch), and Jeremy Jordan (TV's Smash). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Richard LaGravenese and Jeremy Jordan to talk about their work on The Last Five Years. The Oscar-nominated writer/director and Broadway actor discussed their new film, the challenges of adapting the original stage play, the difference between singing on stage and singing on film, the incomparable Anna Kendrick, and the movie's various Easter eggs. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Richard LaGravenese and Jeremy Jordan about The Last Five Years, please click on the video player above. 


Based on the musical, a struggling actress (Kendrick) and her novelist lover (Jordan) each illustrate the struggle and deconstruction of their love affair.

The Last Five Years opens in theaters on February 13th. 

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