Noah Baumbach and David Heyman of ‘Marriage Story’
Marriage Story is a comedy-drama written, directed and produced by Noah Baumbach and produced by David Heyman.
Filmed in Los Angeles and New York City, it is an incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
1. Noah Baumbach was born and raised in New York.
2. Both he and David Heyman have deep roots in the film industry. Noah is the son of two film critics, Georgia Brown and Jonathan Baumbach (also a writer). David’s parents are the producers John Heyman (Black Gunn (1972), Privilege (1967) and The Go-Between (1971)) and Norma Heyman (Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Gangster No. 1 (2000) and Mary Reilly (1996)).
3. Noah is a frequent collaborator with Wes Anderson. The two co-wrote Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). Wes Anderson also served as a producer on Noah’s previous comedy-drama centered around the theme of divorce, The Squid and the Whale (2005).
4. David Heyman bought the film rights to the first four “Harry Potter” books back in 1999 for $2 million. The series has since grossed $4.48 billion worldwide, making it the highest grossing film franchise in history.
5. David Heyman’s most recent project was producing Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019).
Marriage Story stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Azhy Robertson, Julie Hagerty, and Merritt Wever. It is scheduled to receive a limited theatrical release on November 6, 2019, followed by digital streaming on Netflix beginning December 6, 2019.
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