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Ruby Sparks (25-Jul-2012)

Directors: Jonathan Dayton; Valerie Faris

Writer: Zoe Kazan

Music by: Nick Urata

Producers: Albert Berger; Ron Yerxa

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

A hard-luck novelist mired in the throes of writer's block finds himself inspired to write about a woman he ends up unintentionally willing into existence.

Calvin Weir-Fields, a frustrated young writer unable to get a feeling for any ideas for a followup to the success of his first novel, receives an assignment from his therapist to write a page about someone who enjoys his dog. The following night, Calvin has a dream about an attractive young woman who does just that; suddenly inspired to write, he becomes more and more engrossed in his female character's existence until a living, breathing woman matching his exact specifications -- named Ruby Sparks -- seemingly materializes out of thin air one fateful morning.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Antonio Banderas
10-Aug-1960   Zorro
Annette Bening
29-May-1958   The American President
Steve Coogan
14-Oct-1965   I'm Alan Partridge
Paul Dano
19-Jun-1983   Little Miss Sunshine
Elliott Gould
29-Aug-1938   Trapper John in M*A*S*H film
Zoe Kazan
9-Sep-1983   Me and Orson Welles
Wallace Langham
11-Mar-1965   Phil on The Larry Sanders Show
Aasif Mandvi
5-Mar-1966   Daily Show correspondent
Alia Shawkat
18-Apr-1989   Maeby on Arrested Development
Deborah Ann Woll
7-Feb-1985   Jessica Hamby on True Blood


Paul Dano   ...   Calvin Weir-Fields
Zoe Kazan   ...   Ruby Sparks
Antonio Banderas   ...   Mort
Annette Bening   ...   Gertrude
Steve Coogan   ...   Langdon Tharp
Elliott Gould   ...   Dr. Rosenthal
Chris Messina   ...   Harry
Alia Shawkat   ...   Mabel
Aasif Mandvi   ...   Cyrus Modi
Toni Trucks   ...   Susie
Deborah Ann Woll   ...   Lila
Jane Anne Thomas   ...   Saskia
John F. Beach   ...   Adam
Eleanor Seigler   ...   Mandi
Emma Julia Jacobs   ...   Party Goer at Langdon's
Wallace Langham   ...   Warren
Rightor Doyle   ...   Party Goer 1 -- Hammer
Eden Brolin   ...   Part Goer 2 -- Hammer
Michael Silverblatt   ...   Michael Silverblatt
Mary Jo Deschanel   ...   Female Professor
Kai Lennox   ...   Sort of Weird Guy
Ole Olofson   ...   Older Dude
Jack Levinson   ...   Party Goer 2 -- Book Release
China Shavers   ...   Party Goer 1 -- Book Release
Casey Genton   ...   Busboy
Michael Berry, Jr.   ...   Silverlake Passerby
Lindsay Fishkin   ...   Box Office Teller
Claudia Bestor   ...   Lecture Curator
Oscar   ...   Scotty the Dog


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