Posts Tagged ‘Zoe Kazan’

Zoe Kazan on Ruby Sparks and Writing Her Own Dream Girl

Playwright, actress, and screenwriter Zoe Kazan has been seen—or not seen—in blink-and-you-missed-them indie films like Meek’s Cutoff and Happythankyoumoreplease. But the 28-year-old Los Angeles native is also the granddaughter of famed director Elia Kazan, which just about makes her Hollywood royalty. (Her parents are in the biz as well.)
Now she’s written her first movie, Ruby Sparks, [...]

No Preciousness, No Waiting: A Chat with The Exploding Girl‘s Zoe Kazan

From the start, I was very concerned about that aspect not getting exploited.  I think a lot of times it's misrepresented in other films.  We did a lot of research–I read books for parents of epileptics to figure out what my mom would've told me, and I read first hand accounts of epilepsy as well [...]