Molly has to navigate a world filled with powerful men, many who feel as though she’s not respecting their power enough, and they feel the need to punish her in a big way. I’d gladly trade a fortunate time for the movie to be released in a world where these things haven’t happened.
I doubt they will stop happening and the only incidents we get to hear about are those in Hollywood, politics and the media where we know the names of the perpetrators and the victims.
I was about to say OK when it was decided that David Fincher would take a look. David didn’t pass, and good thing for me because he made the best possible version of was because there’s a gravitational pull with the project toward the shiny decadence of its glamour and Hollywood names.
I wanted to tell a story against the backdrop of this, with a bigger, deeper emotional story at the forefront.
As far as goes, I had Tommy Schlamme and his crew of great directors.
I was never thinking of directing episodes because that meant not writing an episode or two. The only other time I thought about directing was Amy and Scott [Rudin] wanted me to direct.
Plus, a whole new perspective on How Are Things in Gloca Morra.