Lena Dunham with Danny Strong
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Girls' creator and star Lena Dunham sits down with fellow actor-writer-director Danny Strong, whose J.D. Salinger biopic Rebel in the Rye – his debut as writer-director – is now in theaters. The two friends and officemates discuss the challenges of stepping behind the camera for the first time, owning one's failures, how they met, Lena's mentors David Carr and Nora Ephron, their creative beginnings, and much more – including the projects they are currently working on, such as Dunham's previously unannounced stage project at St. Anne Warehouse. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at talkhouse.com/film. Subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop about future Talkhouse Podcasts.