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Ryan Gosling: Directorial Debut with 'How To Catch A Monster'

Ryan Gosling: Directorial Debut with 'How To Catch A Monster'

Ryan Gosling will be making his directorial debut with How to Catch a Monster, a film he also wrote, according to EW.

“I am very appreciative to [producers] Marc Platt, Adam Siegel and Bold Films for being so supportive and I look forward to making this film with all of them” the 31-year-old actor said in a statement.

Christina Hendricks, who co-starred with Ryan in Drive, is set to star. No word yet if Ryan will act in the film.

The film is about Christina, a single mother, who is “swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town.”

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  • Ginger Pale

    Already waiting in line in front of the movie theater!

  • lizzie

    Sounds interesting and ambitious. Good for him. Does he have any flaws? (the obvious choice of Eva Mendes aside)

  • Laurel

    A single mother raising two kids, huh? This might have many parallels to his own life :)
    This is a really ambitious project for a first time director/writer but I’m glad he’s challenging himself. Here’s hoping it can get funding.

  • Lana

    he looks like he should have a straw on his mouth at all times, but in a hot way.

  • Annie

    Great actor, musician and singer, sexy, and now writer and director. I knew choosing Gosling as my favorite actor was the right choice. The movie would be even more interesting if it included new songs from the Dean Man’s Bones.

  • DanaJ

    OMG! So exciting! I’m so exited! Can’t wait! So good he’s lead actress is Christina! She’s exquisite!

  • Sam

    This guy is the DeNiro of our generation. Nothing but respect, great career and from what I can tell seems like a great guy!

  • Theresa

    Go Ryan go

  • sarah

    It’s nice to read some news that doesn’t involve Evil Mendes. For a while there, she was taking over. It p*ssed me off and I stopped following Gosling for a while. He’s one of my favorite actors, and I’m glad to see he is going to be working on some interesting upcoming projects.

  • jane

    I think Lainey is over him. If you read her entry about this new item, seems she doesn’t really ship him so hard anymore.

  • Amber

    Great challenge!!! Go Gosling!!!

  • pat

    Due to his track record, I’m pretty sure he will be one of those directors who sleep with all the female actresses working on his projects. Eva will have a fit, and I hope we get to watch, lol!

  • Theresa

    I aspected him to become a director too one day but not so young. Definitely, Gosling is the best of his generation. Go Gosling!

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  • bethanne

    I would be happy to be anywhere that adorable guy is I may be an older mama but that is one piece of eyecandy. OMG