CS Video: Finn Wittrock & Zoe Chao Talk Rom-Com Long Weekend
ComingSoon.net had the chance to chat with Long Weekend stars Finn Wittrock and Zoe Chao about the upcoming romantic comedy written and directed by Stephen Basilone in his feature directorial debut. The stars share what drew them to the movie, with Chao explaining it was “the whimsy” and how the chance encounter between their two characters “sort of shifts the directions of both of their lives” and how that reflects similar, magical moments in real life. Wittrock adds what it was like bringing his character to life in Basilione’s story that was clearly “very personal to him,” and much more. The movie will debut in theaters on Friday, March 12. You can check out the full interview in the player below!
Emmy nominee Wittrock has previously starred in American Crime Story, American Horror Story, Ratched, Unbroken, If Beale Street Could Talk, and The Big Short. Chao’s credits also include Love Life, I Used to Go Here, Strangers, Downhill, Living With Yourself, The High Note, and Where’d You Go, Bernadette.
Bart’s (Finn Wittrock) chance encounter with the enigmatic Vienna (Zoe Chao) leads to a whirlwind weekend together. The two fall fast and hard, but both carry secrets that could be their undoing or the chance for a fresh start.
Long Weekend stars Finn Wittrock, Zoe Chao, Casey Wilson, Jim Rash, Damon Wayans Jr., and Stephen Basilone.
The movie was produced by Deanna Barillari, Laura Lewis, Theodora Dunlap, Sam Bisbee, Audrey Rosenberg, and Jess Jacobs