So, for example, the very first thing we shot was Ari on the bed with the Kevin Smith call and Kevin was nowhere around.
The crew was just meeting us for the first time and Ari’s like back-n-forth on the bed, jumping up and down being crazy.
When the guys came in, it was say whatever you want. Katie: I remember for Martha Mac Isaac, whose our friend, who plays the inmate; that she had the script and I had some alternate lines that I was delivering to her trailer.
She opened the door with cornrows through her hair.
Scott Fitzgerald, Focus Features, For A Good Time, frenemies, friendship, Jamie Travis, Justin Long, Katie Anne Nylon, LA, Lauren Anne Miller, Lockup, Martha Mac Isaac, New York City, phone sex operator, Redial, Seth Rogan NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Lauren Miller and Ari Graynor attend the after party for the "For A Good Time, Call..." premiere at Ajna Bar on August 21, 2012 in New York City.
(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)Focus Features is releasing the very funny comedy “For A Good Time, Call…” in theaters this weekend and I had the good fortune to interview the two stars, Lauren Anne Miller (who also co-wrote the script) and Ari Graynor, along with co-writer, Katie Anne Nylon and Director Jamie Travis.
And we wanted to set it in a world that would really inspire the girls to come out of their shells and change; to really recognize their potential both as individuals and through their friendship which happened to be a world that Katie was familiar with, from her experience in college.I ran a phone sex line from my dorm room in college. I sounded cool at parties and people loved hearing about it.It was a really exciting thing and in a weird way, it shaped a lot of who I became and who I was.The film is about two college frenemies, Lauren (Lauren Anne Miller) and Katie (Ari Graynor) who through a mutual friend (played by Justin Long) are forced to become roommates due to financial circumstances. Lauren: Well, Katie and I started writing the script three years ago.Lauren soon learns that the job she moved to New York City is gone and discovers that Katie makes ends meet by being a phone sex operator. We did the writer’s trick of write what you know, which is female friendship.