There’s a lot of excitement about the musical stage adaptation of Jawbreaker. How closely will it resemble your film?
It’s the musical the film always wanted to be. There’s a lot more humor and heart in the musical. I’ve had a lot of fun writing the libretto and collaborating with Jeff Thomson and Jordan Mann who are writing the music and lyrics. The music is more Gaga or Ciara than traditional musical theater, but it’s still exciting narratively. We’re going to have our premiere production in Seattle later this year.
What’s your next project?
There are a couple scripts that I’d like to direct next. It just depends on which one gets the green light first. George and I are also pitching G.B.F. as a TV series. I’m definitely gearing up to make another film this year.