We've seen Madonna try her hand at directing, Jodie Foster writing and directing...beaver puppets, and does anyone else remember Danny DeVito's Death to Smoochy? Yeah, we're trying to forget, too.
Unfortunately, a lot of the films written and directed by actors are a huge miss. Props to them for trying, but more often than we'd like to admit, we find ourselves wishing they would just stick to what they're good at so we could have saved on that $13.25 ticket price.
However, a slew of new releases featuring actor- and actress-penned screenplays actually look really good. We found four films we just can't wait to see, dreamed up by familiar on-camera notables who prove that they're way more than just a pretty face (and of course, a talented thespian).
Photos (from top left): Courtesy of Sony Classics, Magnolia Pictures, IFC Films, and Warner Bros.
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