EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mark Duplass and Ayelet Zurer Talk 'Darling Companion'

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 10:25
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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 a chance to speak with Mark Duplass, and Ayelet Zurer about their work on Darling Companion. They discussed the new film, their character's unexpected attraction to each other, what Duplass learned as a director from working with Lawrence KasdanZurer's character's true intentions, and what it was like to be part of a cast of actors that includes three Academy Award-winners and two former nominees. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Mark Duplass, and Ayelet Zurer 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 actor Kevin Kline about Darling Companion, please click here.

To watch our exclusive video interview with filmmakers Lawrence and Meg Kasdan about Darling Companion, please click here.


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