Why ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’ Took Forever to Be Made


“Oh boy. It was so difficult. It was so difficult. Originally we wrote it, and we wrote it in about four months, and then we sold it really quickly to Fox Atomic, which was the best day of my life, and then a month later they folded. And then we sold it again to this company Overture Films, and then they folded a couple months later.”

- Rashida Jones in a Hollywood Reporter article on how Celeste and Jesse Forever went from a $20 million movie to a $12 million movie to ultimately an $840,000 movie.