Director Josh Schwartz Talks About “Fun Size”

Uploaded on Thursday 25 October 2012


Josh Schwartz makes his first full-feature film in Paramount/Nickelodeon’s “Fun Size,” a fun, teen comedy film that revolves around Halloween. The script by Max Werner was one of the Black List scripts of 2010, and now, it’s finally produced. Schwartz comes from the world of TV (“The O.C.,” “Gossip Girl,” “Chuck,” “Carrie Diaries”) brings his storytelling sensibilities to the big screen.

The cast includes Victoria Justice, Chelsea Handler, and Johnny Knoxville. “Fun Size” opens this Friday, Oct. 26th. In this interview, Josh and I talked about:

*** What made him choose “Fun Size” as his first full-feature film directing gig
*** Max Werner’s script
*** The John Hughes films
*** Perfect mix of drama and comedy
*** Chelsea Handler’s performance in the film
*** Johnny Knoxville’s character
*** The scene-stealer of the movie, the funny little kid, Jackson Nicoll
*** What is he going to be for Halloween?


Language: English

Length: 3:00

Country: United States