Charlie Kaufman’s Brain-Bending New Movie Made for a ‘Delirious’ Shoot, Says Jesse Plemons
According to “El Camino” and “The Irishman” actor Jesse Plemons, production on the set of the latest Charlie Kaufman movie made for a “delirious” experience — and why would you expect anything less from the writer of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Being John Malkovich,” and the writer/director of “Synecdoche, New York”? These are contemporary American cinema’s all-time-great, mind-shattering existential wallows, and his next film, an adaptation of Ian Reid’s sick novel “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” for Netflix, will fall squarely into that dank and dreary camp.Plemons, who plays Jake in “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” said in a new GQ interview that writer/director Kaufman definitely “Kaufman-ized” Reid’s novel.
Published in 2016, the psychological-horror story centers on a woman in a relationship that’s already ended in her mind, but she’s nonetheless following her boyfriend Jake (Plemons) through the dead
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