Sharp Stick: Lena Dunham puts production on Secret Movie

According to Variety, the production of Lena Dunham’s newly announced feature will be titled “Golden Globe Winner” Sharp stick was officially completed. The film was reportedly secretly shot in Los Angeles in the past few months with a crew led mostly by female department heads. This secret project marks Dunham’s first feature film as a writer and director in over ten years since her acclaimed comedy-drama film Tiny furniture More details about the plot of the film are still under wraps, but Dunham has described the project as something “Incredibly Personal” to her. She teased that too Sharp stick will take care of that “The Complexity of Female Sexuality.”

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Sharp stick is directed and written by Dunham, who also starred in the film. Kristine Froseth joins her (Society, The assistant), Taylour Paige (Ma Rainey’s black bottom), Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jon Bernthal (The punisher, Ford versus Ferrari), Scott Speedman (bestseller).

“I shot my last feature film 11 years ago in my family house with just a few close friends. It’s testament to FilmNation and my incredible producers, cast, crew members, and especially my COVID-19 compliance team, that this experience felt just as intimate and creatively free. “ Dunham said in a statement. “This story is incredibly personal for me and a continuation of my career mission to have a free dialogue about the complexity of female sexuality and to turn the idea of ​​the ‘sympathetic’ female protagonist on its head – and you can’t do that in this one Business of any size larger than your mother’s living room with no forward-looking partner. I feel very happy. “

The film is being produced by Dunham on the Good Thing Going banner with Soham Joglekar as associate producer. Paige and Bernthal will also serve as executive producers alongside Glen Basner and Ben Browning of FilmNation. Kenneth Yu, Will Greenfiled and Harrison Kreiss are also executive producers.

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Dunham’s first writing and governing project was a 2006 short film entitled trade and 2009 Creative non-fiction books. She then received recognition for her work in the 2010s Tiny furniture This served as a semi-autobiographical image with her real-life mother and sister Laurie Simmons and Cyrus Grace Dunham who appeared in the film. She then starred in HBO’s acclaimed comedy drama series girlthat she created, staged, wrote and produced extensively. For her work on the series, she received a number of Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, and won two of them.

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