Opening next weekend is director Neil LaBute’s Death at a Funeral, which stars Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Zoë Saldaña, Columbus Short, Luke Wilson, Peter Dinklage, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, and Keith David.
The movie is a remake of the 2007 British film with the same name, and the project was led by Chris Rock, who explained why he wanted to remake the movie when I spoke to him yesterday. He also talked about the challenges of getting the cast together and he also told me about his next documentary Credit is the Devil – which he is starting to prep right now. Hit the jump to see what he had to say:
And if you’d like to watch some clips from director Neil LaBute’s Death at a Funeral, click here. Look for more video interviews with the cast all week.
- Why did he want to remake the movie
- How hard was it to get this cast together
- When you have this kind of cast, did he have a lot of friends wanting to visit the set
- Filming at Stage 23 at Sony. What’s the benefits of filming on a stage in Los Angeles
- How has he and director Neil LaBute changed since making Nurse Betty
- Is he thinking about making another documentary – talks about one he is prepping now. It’s called Credit is the Devil. Says it’s like Good Hair as he’ll travel around and says he will tie everything wrong in the world to bad credit