Fox Searchlight Pictures has released two featurettes and five clips from the indie comedy Ruby Sparks, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine). Paul Dano stars as a young writer, struggling with his next book, who breaks his writer's block by creating a character named Ruby Sparks (Zoe Kazan). A week later, he discovers that this character has actually been brought to life. Watch as Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, actress/screenwriter Zoe Kazan, and Paul Dano take us behind-the scenes in the featurettes, along with these new clips.
Calvin (Paul Dano) is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing - as well as his romantic life.
Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby (Zoe Kazan), in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.
Ruby Sparks was released July 25th, 2012 and stars Antonio Banderas, Paul Dano, Alia Shawkat, Annette Bening, Deborah Ann Woll, Steve Coogan, Elliott Gould, Chris Messina. The film is directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris.