Paging Grouchy McGrumpenstein: The cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm needs you! Costar Cheryl Hines (pictured) told that production on another season of the HBO comedy, which appears likely, is on hold for now while star Larry David works on an untitled movie by Woody Allen. “Normally, we would be shooting by now, but Larry is busy playing with Woody. We have to wait until the two crazies are done fooling around,” Hines told us while attending the premiere of Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay in Los Angeles. “Hopefully enough stuff is pissing him off or irritating him, so hopefully he is working on writing some new episodes.”

In the meantime, Hines is staying preoccupied: She just directed her first film, Serious Moonlight, which stars Meg Ryan and Timothy Hutton. It’s about a woman who holds her husband hostage until he decides not to divorce her. Hines is also about to costar in The Ugly Truth, a romantic comedy starring Katherine Heigl, and she has small role in an upcoming Sam Mendes movie. Hmm, maybe life without David is not so bad after all. “I don’t need Larry to come back, but I want Larry to come back because we have a great time on Curb,” she admits. (With reporting by Carrie Bell)

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