Rob Reiner on the Middle-Age Love Story 'And So It Goes'

July 20, 2014 11:23 PM

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Rob Reiner says his new movie was inspired by Jack Nicholson. When they were talking to the press about their film, The Bucket List, Nicholson was asked what he wanted to be sure he did before he died. He said he wanted one more great love in his life. Reiner went to As Good as it Gets screenwriter Mark Andrus to write a story about a couple with a chance for one last great romance. That film is And So it Goes, with Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton. He plays an irascible realtor who has alienated just about everyone he knows. She plays a singer who is still mourning her late husband.

... big superhero tent-pole franchise movies, animated films and R-rated raunchy comedies. There's not one film that I've ever made that could get made today by a studio, not one, even because it's an adult courtroom drama and studios do not make them any more. And so every movie that I make, have m...

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