By Adam B. Vary
January 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM EST

Of all the leading men writer-director Julie Delpy could have cast to play her boyfriend in 2 Days in New York — a sequel to her 2007 indie 2 Days in Paris, in which Adam Goldberg played Delpy’s other half — Delpy insists that she only had Chris Rock in mind. Which came as a bit of a surprise to Rock, as he explained in my interview with the duo at EW’s Sundance studio. We also discussed whether Delpy would ever make a companion film to the beloved Before Sunrise/Before Sunset movies, and what Rock’s role really was in sparking Spike Lee’s now-infamous post-Red Hook Summer screening tirade.

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