Adam Scott, Tessa Thompson to perform live read of Eternal Sunshine

Tessa Thompson and Adam Scott will be performing a live read of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind as part of Film Independent's live-read series. It'll be directed by Brett Haley, and takes place at 8 p.m., March 4, at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles. Kiersey Clemons, Kelly Marie Tran and Bridget Regan will also be playing roles.

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“For our generation this is our romance,” said Haley, the “Hearts Beat Loud” director and self-described “hopeless romantic” who counts “Eternal Sunshine,” written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry, among his favorite films. “This film was so brutal, and yet so beautiful … and the premise is genius.”

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Chatting excitedly from New York, Haley teased a musical element he’s hoping to work into the performance, as well as the revelation that this “Eternal Sunshine” will be a rendition most fans of the film haven’t seen: It will include the character of Naomi, Joel’s previous ex, portrayed by a pre-"Grey’s Anatomy” Ellen Pompeo but cut from the film.

Haley even managed to get on the phone with Kaufman himself, and plans to share some insights from their chat with the live-read audience. (Source)

Tickets on sale here.

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