Matthew Lillard has one of those faces you don’t forget. Fourteen years after “Scream,” he still has the same hip guy-next-door charm and contagious energy. And he’s poised for a major resurgence. Last year, I had the pleasure of working with Matthew on “Spooner” (to be released soon), a romantic comedy about a guy who meets the girl of his dreams while being kicked out of his parents house at age 30. Matt starred in and produced the movie, while I wrote the screenplay. But that’s not all Matt’s got going on. He recently shot “The Descendants,” Alexander Payne’s new flick in which he plays a guy sleeping with George Clooney’s wife. He also has a new TV show in the works called “The Hard Life.” He recently helped a group of lady friends get their play off the ground and helmed the project as director. All while selling a house and making sure his three kids get to and from school on time.
I jumped at the chance to pick Matt’s brain for The Frisky and, earlier this week, joined him at his kitchen table as he finished a comedy podcast. Did I mention he’s also hysterically funny and performs improv around the country? After the jump, Matt talks about his Pinkberry obsession and how he feels about working with women. Keep reading »