Joe Swanberg is doing filmmaking right. His basic methodology seems to be something along the lines of, “I’m gonna write a really cool movie. Then I’m going to cast all my favorite actors who also seem like they’d be super fun to drink with and make them be my friends. We might not make Michael Bay amounts of money, but, in return, I don’t have to be Michael Bay.”
Swanberg came to our attention with Drinking Buddies, and has another movie, Happy Christmas coming out this summer. His next movie, which has just wrapped filming, is called Digging For Fire, and while there are no plot details available yet (except that Swanberg has said “There will be a lot more drinking in it.”), we do know that he has cast these people:
Wow, Joe Swanberg and I have pretty identical tastes in fantasy BFFs.
Via AV Club.