It was just announced Saoirse Ronan will be in your solo directorial debut, Lady Bird. That’s big news. I know. I know. How does that happen? Did you make contact with her at all? Well, kind of. It was a very fortuitous turn of events. She ended up reading the script and really connected to it. […]
DEADLINE.COM: Saoirse Ronan is set to star in Lady Bird, the writing and directorial debut of actress Greta Gerwig. IAC Films is financing the film, which is being produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O’Neill. Ronan will play a high school senior, spending her last year at home in Sacramento.