Julie Delpy Says She Turned Down Fourth ‘Before’ Movie While Considering Retirement

Ethan Hawke revealed to IndieWire last year during the pandemic that a fourth “Before” movie was being discussed with director/writer Richard Linklater and actress/writer Julie Delpy.

Now comes word from Delpy in an interview with Telerama (via The Playlist) that she turned down a fourth “Before” movie sometime within the last year and a half while contemplating retirement because she’s fed up with the film industry.“I often think about it,” Delpy said about leaving the industry.

“A year and a half ago, I was not far from it.

The hell I went through to produce my film [‘My Zoe’] had exhausted me.

I said no to Richard Linklater for the fourth part of the ‘Before’ films.

I thought that maybe I could go back to school.

I would make a very good doctor, for example.

You give me three symptoms, and I tell you what you are suffering from…

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