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Tony Danza plays the father of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ladies man Don Jon in Gordon-Levitt’s “Don Jon”, written and directed by, yup, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Basically the guy did everything on the movie, including catering and grip work. Okay, probably not the last two, but definitely a lot of stuff. It looks like his hard work has paid off (at least when it comes to nabbing girlfriends), because here’s the first clip from the movie, just in time for Father’s Day.
I bet your dad never got this, er, excited about the girlfriends you bring home. But then again, your dad wasn’t played by Tony Danza, which makes it somehow more … wrong.
Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to “pull” a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn’t compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) is a bright, beautiful, good old fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she’s determined to find her Prince Charming and ride off into the sunset. Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against a media culture full of false fantasies to try and find true intimacy in this unexpected comedy written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Brie Larson, and Glenne Headly.
Don Jon romances the ladies this September 27, 2013.