It’s seem like there’s another new project where David writes for Jennifer. Let’s get excited!
“There was another thing I was writing [for her] to do. Two summers ago, I wrote about 600 pages, two parts of a big family opus I wish to do — and then I wrote ‘Joy,’ ” Russell said.
The director adds that his scripts are always lengthy, allowing him to indulge in other stories away from the main narrative, but that the key is breaking them down when it comes time to turn them into a feature. “I always write scripts; they come in around 175 pages now. They are more novelistic. They have many worlds in them. I think many good movies have many movies within them,” he explained.