Joe Swanberg gets new Netflix series, Easy
UPDATE: Gone Girl‘s Emily Ratajkowski revealed that she’s also working on Easy: “So excited to announce my @netflix project, ‘Easy’ with the wonderfully talented Joe Swanberg & @marcmaron,” she wrote on Twitter Thursday.
ORIGINAL STORY: Joe Swanberg, known for movies like Drinking Buddies and Digging for Fire, is heading to Netflix: The mumblecore filmmaker will be writing, directing, and executive-producing a Chicago-set comedy titled Easy, EW has learned. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.
According to THR, actors like Orlando Bloom, Malin Åckerman, Marc Maron, Jake Johnson, Aya Cash, Dave Franco, and Hannibal Buress will appear in the single-camera series.
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Swanberg occasionally appears in his own films — he starred alongside Anna Kendrick and Melanie Lynskey in 2014’s Happy Christmas, for example — but it’s not clear if he’ll step in front of the camera for Easy. His previous Netflix experience includes directing “Andy,” an episode of Netflix’s Love. Easy does not yet have a release date.