Josh Radnor and Malin Akerman Exclusive Video Interview HAPPYTHANKYOUMOREPLEASE

     February 7, 2010

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One of the many films that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film festival was writer/director Josh Radnor’s happythankyoumoreplease.  While many might have thought Radnor only got into Sundance due to his CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, his film won the Dramatic Audience Award at Sundance, proving he belonged in the Festival.

Starring Malin Akerman (Watchmen), Kate Mara (Shooter), Tony Hale (Arrested Development , Chuck) and Josh Radnor, happythankyoumoreplease is about six New Yorkers juggling love, and friendship.  Even though the story is nothing new in the world of movies, I really enjoyed his debut film.  Also, while many Sundance movies were tough to watch, happythankyoumoreplease is a really sweet romcom that’s sure to please audiences looking for an uplifting movie about love.  While the movie doesn’t yet have distribution , I’m sure someone will purchase the film soon.

To help promote the film, I got to talk with Malin Akerman and Josh Radnor.  You can watch the interview after the jump:

As usual, I’ve listed what we talked about above the interview.  And if you’d like to see some movie clips from happythankyoumoreplease, click here.

Josh Radnor and Malin Akerman

  • Do they pay attention to the buzz online
  • Josh talks about how the film came together and what it’s about
  • Malin does the same
  • 3:10 – How tough was it to get the money to make it
  • 4:35 – I ask if it’s true that he makes people watch How I Met Your Mother if you want to work for him
  • 6:10 – Has the film been sold…what’s up with distribution
  • 6:25 – What does it mean to be at Sundance and what has it been like
  • 7:10 – Josh talks about when he found out he got into Sundance and what was his reaction

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