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David Frankel on ‘Jerry & Marge Go Large’

David and Larry discuss Larry’s role in the film and break down the rules of the Winfall lottery game that lies at the heart of the plot

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Larry weighs in on his promo appearances on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, New York Magazine, and the HypochondriActor podcast, while looking forward to his many projects coming up later in the year. He’s then joined by Emmy and Oscar-winning director David Frankel to talk about his new film Jerry & Marge Go Large. They start their discussion by giving a synopsis of the movie and explaining the rules of the Winfall lottery game that lies at the heart of the plot (13:00). They then examine David’s filmmaking process, his relationship with director of photography Maryse Alberti, and Bryan Cranston’s involvement in the development of the film (23:00). David then details how he got started in the film industry and his philosophy on directing TV shows versus feature films (34:18). David and Larry end the podcast by debating the future of movies on the big screen after the pandemic and considering projects they hope to create in the future (41:30).

Host: Larry Wilmore
Guest: David Frankel
Producer: Chris Sutton

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