“Our entire company felt that the material is incredibly topical because it is so easy to talk to people online but far more challenging to have a relationship with people in person these days,” LD’s David Dinerstein said at the SVA Theater in Gotham.
“Every action has a reaction. That’s what the movie is about,” said helmer Henry Alex Rubin. “The Internet has brought us into a new era of danger and joy.”
“I have two children so I understand what it is to be a father. One is six and the other is 13,” said Bateman. “The idea of something bad happening to one of them was really all I needed to pull on.” The thesp added that his own kids do not use the Internet.
“I was a sergeant for a year and a half, but I didn’t come out of it with PTSD the way my character Derek did in the film,” he noted.
Post-screening, guests went to Abe & Arthur’s, where Glenn Close and Google’s Eric Schmidt joined the party.