Gaby Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix Veered Off Course in ‘C’mon C’mon’

“C’mon, C’mon” is a buddy road movie of sorts, as Joaquin Phoenix, as Johnny, a radio journalist, tries to bond with and care for his 9-year-old nephew, Jesse (Woody Norman), but struggles in difficult circumstances. Ultimately, the exploration of family, parenting, relationships and responsibility, director Mike Mills says, means that the “hidden center” of the film is the third wheel, Johnny’s sister, Viv, who is Jesse’s mother.

Gaby Hoffmann was sold on the role of Viv even before she read the script. “I had a very long, luxurious dinner with Mike where we began a conversation about all the things the movie is about, and it felt like the

→ Continue reading at Variety

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Bob Saget’s Funeral Draws ‘Full House’ Cast, Comedians and Hundreds More to Mourn

Bob Saget’s loved ones and friends, including many “Full House” cast members, gathered for the funeral of the late comedian on Friday. According to...

Seahawks backup QB Geno Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI

SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence following the team’s season-ending victory...

‘The Morning Show’ Renewed for Season 3 at Apple, Charlotte Stoudt Joins as Showrunner

“The Morning Show” has been renewed for Season 3 at Apple, with Charlotte Stoudt boarding the series as showrunner. “The Morning Show” was originally...