WHO’S IN IT?
Imogen Poots (Need for Speed), Owen Wilson (Starsky and Hutch), Kathryn Hahn (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), Will Forte (Nebraska), Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill), Jennifer Aniston (Horrible Bosses), Austin Pendleton (A Beautiful Mind), George Morfogen (Oz), Cybill Shepherd (Taxi Driver), Richard Lewis (Leaving Las Vegas), Illeana Douglas (Factory Girl), Tovah Feldshuh (Kissing Jessica Stein), Joanna Lumley (The Wolf of Wall Street), John Robinson (Wendy and Lucy), Ahna O’Reilly (The Help), Lucy Punch (Hot Fuzz)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show), director, writer; Louise Stratten (film debut), writer, producer; George Drakoulias (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream), Logan Levy (A Case of You) and Holly Wiersma (Bobby), producers; Ed Shearmur (Miss Congeniality), composer; Yaron Orbach (Begin Again), cinematographer; Nick Moore (Love Actually) and Pax Wassermann (Bringing Rain), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Izzy (Poots) is a prostitute-turned-Broadway-actress who consistently juggles both professions as start to get out of control – for instance, Broadway director Arnold Albertson (Wilson) pays for her services despite being married to the show’s lead Delta Simmons (Hahn), while the playwright Joshua Fleet (Forte) also falls for her despite the fact that he’s seeing her therapist Jane (Aniston)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A screwball comedy in all senses of the phrase, She’s Funny That Way combines a starry ensemble cast with the talents of legendary director Peter Bogdanovich, who is best known for the likes of The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon.