A third of the way into the 1981 ABC movie The Best Little Girl in the World, lead character Casey Powell steps onto the scale at the doctor’s office. She weighs nearly 83 pounds and so far, we’ve seen Casey, played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, throw up food, ditch meals entirely, and exercise in her bed at 3 a.m.
Marti Noxon has been a writer, producer, and sometimes director for so many great TV shows from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to UnREAL. Now she’s set to release her directorial debut with To the Bone, a new movie starring Lily Collins as a sardonic young woman named Ellen who is struggling with anorexia.
Veteran screenwriter and executive producer Marti Noxon—whose credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Mad Men, Glee, and UnREAL—is set to make her directing debut with To the Bone, a dark comedy about having an eating disorder.
It looks like Janeane Garofolo know who's signing on to co-star — along with House's Lisa Edelstein and Private Practice's Paul Adelstein — in Marti Noxon's pilot The Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce, and it's pretty dammed brilliant casting.
Although it sometimes feels like Bravo is solely a platform for Teresa Giudice's breasts and manipulations, the cable channel is making a push into scripted TV with The Girlfriends' Guide to Getting Your Groove Back.
Marti Noxon was a producer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and now she's coming back to superpowered teenagers with the movie I Am Number Four, coming next month. She talked to us about aliens, super-violence, and dealing with internet haters.