Benny Safdie confirmed the “amicable” breakup together with his brother, Josh, in an interview with Variety, calling it “a pure development of what we every wish to discover.”
“I’ll direct alone, and I’ll discover issues that I wish to discover. I need that freedom proper now in my life,” Benny Safdie informed the publication in a wide-ranging interview.
A brand new movie that was to be a follow-up to “Uncut Gems,” which might have seen the brothers reunite with Adam Sandler, has been placed on pause, based on Selection.
The publication reported that whereas the 2 had been set to co-direct the movie, Benny Safdie mentioned “he didn’t co-write the script and hasn’t been a significant a part of the artistic course of, regardless of reviews on the contrary.”
In its evaluate of “Uncut Gems,” The Instances known as the brothers “two of the extra playfully ingenious filmmakers working in American cinema,” noting that the pair “clearly like working your nerves.”