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November 4, 2011 7:25 AM   Subscribe

Want a role in the new Joss Whedon movie? How much are you willing to pay for it? The director is auctioning a walk-on role in his new film In Your Eyes, to benefit the Adrienne Shelly Foundation.
posted by hermitosis (14 comments total)

 
now I'm sad about Adrienne Shelly all over again.
posted by sweetkid at 7:28 AM on November 4, 2011 [2 favorites]


sweetkid: me, too
posted by crush-onastick at 7:36 AM on November 4, 2011


One dollar.
posted by CarlRossi at 7:43 AM on November 4, 2011


This reminds me of how Margaret Atwood has auctioned off character naming rights (for charity) in a couple of her books, most recently The Year of the Flood. I have no problem with it, but I've always considered it a bit.. strange?
posted by Plutor at 7:45 AM on November 4, 2011


For a moment there, I was getting ready to empty out my bank accounts and liquidate my 401K in order to take the role of Batroc the Leaper, a part I was born to play, in the Avengers.
posted by robocop is bleeding at 7:46 AM on November 4, 2011 [3 favorites]


Note that Joss wrote the movie but isn't directing it. Between The Avengers and Much Ado About Nothing, he does still have to sleep once in a while. I think.
posted by kmz at 8:03 AM on November 4, 2011


Funny, I was just reading about Hal Hartley's Kickstarter campaign which seems related, because of Ms. Shelley (alas), as well as the brave new world of film creation/financing. At any rate: personal synchronicity.
posted by dirtdirt at 8:27 AM on November 4, 2011


They are doing something similar for the next Wheel of Time book too.
posted by Pockets at 9:24 AM on November 4, 2011


The light, the heat?
posted by humboldt32 at 9:57 AM on November 4, 2011


One dollar.

Same as in town?
posted by DreamerFi at 10:25 AM on November 4, 2011 [1 favorite]


Doesn't really sound like a good deal:

"Note: The scene(s)/shot(s) may be cut during editing of the final film at the discretion of the director."
posted by lupus_yonderboy at 10:28 AM on November 4, 2011


Also listed in the auctions for the charity is LUNCH WITH JON HAMM. Which is strangely going for less than lunch with Mark Cuban right now.

Alas, I will have to settle for re-watching Trust, and backing Hal Hartley's kickstarter. Thanks for that dirtdirt!
posted by grapesaresour at 12:06 PM on November 4, 2011 [1 favorite]


"Note: The scene(s)/shot(s) may be cut during editing of the final film at the discretion of the director."

To be fair, a director would be an idiot to promise that any given scene or shot in his movie would under no circumstances be cut.
posted by straight at 12:28 PM on November 4, 2011


On a totally unrelated note, I think the best part of being a film director would be getting to make those directorly hand motions like Joss is making in the photo on the auction page.
posted by Roman Graves at 4:04 PM on November 4, 2011


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