Frances McDormand remembers, “In the first scene for my character in the script, the description said, ‘Close Up On A Woman’s Ass. Pale. Bare. Middle-Aged.’
“Why should one even read on? Why should one even consider the job?”
Ethan reveals, “It’s fun to write for Fran because you know she’s good. It’s not fun to show the script to her once it’s written, because she yells at you.”
From the press material for Burn After Reading.