EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Lawrence and Meg Kasdan Talk 'Darling Companion'

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 10:09
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Opening in theaters on April 20th is a new film from veteran director Lawrence Kasdan (Silverado, Grand Canyon) called Darling Companion. Kasdan co-wrote the film with his wife Meg, and it is was loosely based on an event from their own lives. The film stars an all-star cast of actors that features three Academy Award-winners and two former nominees including Kevin Kline (A Fish Called Wanda), Diane Keaton (Annie Hall), Dianne Wiest (Bullets Over Broadway), Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), and Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff). Rounding out the cast are actor/director Mark Duplass (Jeff, Who Lives at Home), Ayelet Zurer (Angels & Demons) and Elisabeth Moss (TV's Mad Men).

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with accomplished director Lawrence Kasdan, as well as his wife and co-writer Meg Kasdan about their work on Darling Companion. The two filmmakers discussed their new movie, the real life incident that inspired the film, working with longtime collaborator Kevin Kline, casting Oscar-winner Diane Keaton, and making their first independent film. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Lawrence and Meg Kasdan about Darling Companion, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS: Beth Winter (Keaton) loves her dog more than she loves her husband Joseph (Kline), until Joseph loses the dog. They engage teh service of a hilarious psychic gypsy (Zurer) to find the dog again. 

Darling Companion opens in theaters on April 20th. 

To watch our exclusive video interview with Kevin Kline about Darling Companion, please click here


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