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‘Superbad’ Director to Adapt Jeffrey Eugenides’ ‘The Marriage Plot’ for the Big Screen?

Well, this is an interesting choice: Superbad director Greg Mottola, who also wrote and directed Adventureland, is in talks to adapt Jeffrey Eugenides’ most recent, marriage plot-dissecting novel, The Marriage Plot. While Mottola wouldn’t be our first choice for this novel about academia, philosophy, love, and mental illness, we can’t deny that there’s something exciting [...]
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‘Paul’ Director Greg Mottola On His Upcoming Project With Natalie Portman, Brad Pitt

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (4 years ago)

Having previously directed episodes of Undeclared and the films “Superbad” and “Adventureland,” Greg Mottola is no stranger to on-screen silliness. But in his latest, he offers his biggest test yet of buffoonery with “Paul,” a sci-f... Read Post

The Marriage Plot, The Movie?

Entertainment / Books : The Millions (3 years ago)

Superbad and Adventureland director Greg Mottola is reportedly eying Jeffrey Eugenides’ novel The Marriage Plot for a possible big screen adaptation. Related posts: Exclusive: The First Lines of Jeffrey Eugenides’s The Marriage Plot... Read Post

Greg Mottola Moves Past Period Jokes With Retro 'Adventureland' [Sundance]

Entertainment : Defamer (6 years ago)

We caught Adventureland this morning, the latest from Greg Mottola, a former TV director on shows like Undeclared and The Comeback who broke through in a big way with 2007's Superbad. One of those nostalgia-pickled lost-summer movie... Read Post

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