Ben Younger

You know, you kinda think you’re gonna have to work for twenty years before you get to work with Meryl Streep. So getting to work with her… I almost feel like I didn’t pay enough dues, it was pretty incredible. I always thought I’d work with her, I just didn’t think it would happen at this point in my career.

“You know, you kinda think you’re gonna have to work for twenty years before you get to work with Meryl Streep. So getting to work … Read More

For me, the hardest part is getting up and writing, that’s the hard part. I always felt like I could teach someone to direct if I really had to. I feel like it’s a skill that’s passable, but writing… writing is the worst. That’s what I’m doing right now, it’s just the hardest thing that you’ll ever do.

“For me, the hardest part is getting up and writing, that’s the hard part. I always felt like I could teach someone to direct if … Read More

As a director you already have a script, you have actors… you have collaborators when you’re a director. When you’re writing there’s no one to collaborate with, there’s no material to look at. I haven’t adapted something yet, so, I’m sure that would be helpful. When you’re writing an original piece you have nothing.

“As a director you already have a script, you have actors… you have collaborators when you’re a director. When you’re writing there’s no one to … Read More