Christopher Guest's Next Project Will Follow Vintage Collectors

September 23, 2010

Christopher Guest

By taking us into the worlds of dog shows, famous rock musicians, folk music reunion specials and theater productions, Christopher Guest has made some very unique and hilarious comedies. From directing Best in Show and A Mighty Wind to writing This is Spinal Tap, he's a master of the mockumentary. Now Guest is setting his sights on a new sect of culture in a new film, as Women on the Web (via Cinematical) reports his next project will focus on retro collectors. It's not clear whether the film will be in mockumentary style, but he's bringing his friends like John Michael Higgins, Parker Posey and Jane Lynch with him again.

Though Lynch's inclusion may be a little more tricky (she's quite busy with her Emmy winning turn on "Glee"), it sounds like many of the usual suspects will be around to take part. The retro collectors will be those who find themselves immersed in and obsessed with collecting items like old comic books, Barbie dolls, vintage magazine ads, vinyl 45-rpm singles and apparently Charles Manson song lyrics written on a tissue. Sounds like a great opportunity for Guest to craft some truly unique characters that are straight out of America. I'm always looking forward to whatever project Christopher Guest is cooking up next, so count me in. How about you guys?

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Corky should be a seller.

John Stamos on Sep 24, 2010


excellent! i love his mockumentaries.

beavis on Sep 24, 2010


I was just asking myself the other day what's Guest up to. He's got the best comedies out there.

Stevie on Sep 24, 2010


I've never had more fun with comedy movies then with Guest's movies. I can't wait for this.

Cracky on Sep 24, 2010


His movies are exceptionally well done. Very very funny, tons of laughs, great characters,great writing......everything works. Just love his work and all of the actors that are in his movies.

Daniaartworks on Mar 1, 2011


big fan can't wait for next project

Ismael Lozada on Aug 31, 2011

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