Todd Solondz to have a Love Child with Penélope Cruz and Edgar Ramírez

According to Deadline, Penélope Cruz and Edgar Ramírez have signed on to star in Love Child, a new film from Wiener Dog and Welcome To The Dollhouse director Todd Solondz. Billed as a “dark and hilarious twist on the classic Oedipal theme,” the movie is about an 11-year-old boy with an “inappropriate obsession” with…

5 characters that demonstrate Todd Solondz’s unique approach to empathy

Don’t let anyone tell you Todd Solondz isn’t a humanist. Sure, his work is often vindictive, depressed, and nihilistic, but there’s more than meets the eye to his seemingly hopeless narratives, many of which routinely balk at humanity’s capacity for meaningful change. In everything from his cult hits (Welcome To The…

Welcome To The Dollhouse follow-up begins filming with Greta Gerwig as Dawn Weiner

In the kind of hard continuity reboot usually only seen in comic books, Todd Solondz appears to be rewriting the story of Dawn Weiner for a new movie, Weiner-Dog. The pseudo-sequel, which Variety refers to as a “follow-up,” began filming in New York City this week, with indie darlings Greta Gerwig and Julie Delpy…