Wilson (2017 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Craig Johnson|
|Screenplay by||Daniel Clowes|
by Daniel Clowes
|Music by||Jon Brion|
|Edited by||Paul Zucker|
|Distributed by||Fox Searchlight Pictures|
Wilson is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Craig Johnson and written by Daniel Clowes, based on Clowes' graphic novel Wilson. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Isabella Amara, Judy Greer, and Cheryl Hines.
- Woody Harrelson as Wilson, Pippi’s estranged husband and Claire’s father
- Laura Dern as Lynn (Pippi), Wilson’s estranged wife and Claire’s mother
- Isabella Amara as Claire, the 17 year-old daughter of Wilson and Lynn (Pippi)
- Judy Greer as Shelly
- Cheryl Hines as Polly, Lynn's sister
- Margo Martindale as Alta
- David Warshofsky as Orson
- Brett Gelman as Robert
- Mary Lynn Rajskub as Jodie
- Lauren Weedman as Cat Lady
The film rights to Clowes' graphic novel Wilson were originally purchased by Fox Searchlight for Alexander Payne to direct. Filming was slated to begin in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June 2015. By June 25, 2015, Judy Greer and Cheryl Hines joined the cast, and filming had begun.
|“||Woody Harrelson delivers a solid performance as Wilson's titular grump, but the movie surrounding him can't quite manage to make the character's sour outlook consistently relatable.||”|
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