Amy Ryan and Philip Seymour Hoffman on 'Jack Goes Boating'

Friday, September 17, 2010

Most know Philip Seymour Hoffman from his memorable acting roles in "Boogie Nights," "Happiness," "Doubt," and of course, "Capote" — for which he earned an Academy Award.

But today, we see Philip Seymour Hoffman in an altogether new role: that of feature film director.

His new film, "Jack Goes Boating," is part comedy and part drama. It’s about four people battling their self doubts and working through their romantic quandaries—sometimes successfully, sometimes not.

See Also: Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

Hoffman not only directs the film but also stars in the title role. Amy Ryan co-stars as his love interest, Connie. Both Amy Ryan and Philip Seymour Hoffman join us in studio to talk multi-tasking, soundtracks, and what happens when you sleep with the director.


Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Ryan

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Comments [1]

cj randall from Arkansas

I was dissapointed to hear of the firing of Juan Williams. I have found his opinion and presentation informative and useful over the years on NPR. It sounds that this was the kind of 'knee-jerk' reaction from NPR management that I would expect of those much less judicious and 'fair' media outlets. I will have to defend NPR as the voice of reason again, and not the voice of 'the left'.

Oct. 22 2010 09:56 AM

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