Byrne, O’Dowd and Hawke to star in Juliet, Naked
Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd and Ethan Hawke are in talks to star “Julia, Naked“, an adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel.
Jesse Peretz (“My Idiot Brother”) is attached to direct the romantic dramedy, from a screenplay by Tamara Jenkins (“The Savages”) and Jim Taylor (“Sideways “) with revisions by Phil Alden Robinson and Evgenia Peretz.
Byrne will play long-suffering Annie, while O’Dowd will portray her boyfriend Duncan, who is obsessed with music star Tucker Crowe, to be played by Hawke.
Judd Apatow is producing along with Barry Mendel, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa and Jeffrey Soros.