PROJECT UPDATE: Fuddy Meers With David Tennant And Krysten Ritter


You will remember back in May that it was announced that David Tennant would be teaming up with his Jessica Jones co star Krysten Ritter on a new movie adaptation of the stage play Fuddy Meers. Since then things went a bit quiet on details of production but Krysten has spoken briefly about the project in a chat with The Metro which was to promote her new novel, Bonfire.

Asked if she'd like to work with David again, the multi talented star replied:
" I’m trying to raise the money to do a film adaptation of a stage play with him. I love him. He’s a good egg and so talented. He’s a dream to work with. He’ll do a scene differently every take because he’s so well prepared — I learned a lot."

Fuddy Meers tells the story of an amnesiac woman called Claire (Krysten Ritter) who is kidnapped by a lisping, limping man, played by David Tennant.

Claire awakes each morning as a blank slate upon which her husband and teenage son must imprint the facts of her life. One day, "the Limping Man" appears and informs her that he is there to rescue her from her husband who is tying to kill her, and abducts her. Fuddy Meers also stars Ellen Burstyn as Claire's mother Gertie, who experiences aphasia following a stroke - the production's title comes from her attempts to say 'funny mirrors'.

The film will be directed by David Petrarca, the director of two episodes of Jessica Jones, who also directed Fuddy Meers on its original off-Broadway premiere in 1999.

David and Krysten will be on screen together again for season 2 of Marvel's Jessica Jones which will premiere on Netflix in 2018.


You can read Krysten's whole interview with The Metro here.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

NEW INTERVIEW: David Tennant On Playing Loki In The Sandman Act II "I'd Have Been Quite Annoyed If I Hadn't Been Asked"

Doctor Who Video Game ‘The Edge Of Reality’ Starring David Tennant And Jodie Whittaker Out Now

David Tennant Nominated For BAFTA Scotland Audience Award - Vote Now!

VIDEO: Watch David Tennant Talk Around The World in 80 Days In Online Rendez-Vous Interview For Canneseries

Vote For David Tennant, Staged & There She Goes In The National Comedy Awards

David Tennant Reaches The End Of The Dalek Universe As The Epic Doctor Who Audio Adventure Concludes

David Tennant - A Look At What's Ahead For 2021

Much Ado About Nothing Available To Download From Digital Theatre

Labels

Show more

Archive

Show more