Bogdanovich on Comeback Trail With Wilson, Wilde

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Peter Bogdanovich

One of the biggest directors of the ’70s, who hasn’t exactly been burning up Hollywood in the years since, is preparing a star-studded comeback.

Peter Bogdanovich, best known for a string of seminal 1970s films that included “The Last Picture Show,” “Paper Moon,” and “What’s Up Doc,” will write and direct “Squirrels to the Nuts,” which will star Owen Wilson, Olivia Wilde and Brie Larson. The film, which according to Variety is about a prostitute (Larson) who becomes a Broadway star; Wilson is the director.

Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach are set to co-produce.

Bogdanovich is best known to younger audiences as Dr. Melfi’s therapist for the bulk of the run of The Sopranos.

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