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November 11, 2009 | Apple Store, Soho, New York
A collaboration between iTunes and the Apple Store, the “Meet the Filmmaker” panels are held at the Apple Store in Soho and bring insights from the makers of today’s biggest films. Subscribe to the podcast to hear behind-the-scenes stories from the onscreen stars as well as filmmaking wisdom from a diverse selection of writers, directors, and producers. In 2009, director Wes Anderson and actors Meryl Streep and Jason Schwartzman promoted the theatrical release of “Fantastic Mr. Fox”, giving inshight on shooting – and voicing – the film. The event was hosted by Rolling Stone Magazine’s Peter Travers. Meryl told a funny anecdote on seeing a fox while staying in London.
I was in London shooting a film before I got the offer to do [Fantastic Mr. Fox]. And I was living on a little muse and I was in the third floor. And I came home very late at night, I was in my bathroom and I looked out and down the muse, which is in the central of London – in the lamplight – was a fox. My window was wide open, cause it was Summer, and it went like this [staring]. And we looked at each other for twelve minutes. Twelve minutes. I had my little clock. And I kept looking. But we didn’t break our, you know, engagement, for that amount of time. It was so surreal. I have never looked in an animal’s eyes that long. My dog won’t look at me that long. And it was really weird. And I thought about that all the time we did the recording. (Meryl Streep)