Dustin Lance Black can’t “just move on” from movie projects.
The 48-year-old director – who won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for 2009’s ‘Milk’ and has since helmed several other acclaimed films – recently directed the religious drama series ‘Under the Banner’. of Heaven’ and admitted that he often has to “get back on his feet” after finishing a project.
He said: “There are parts of me that are broken because of the show, because of what I learned, because of what I had to ask for, because of having to fight some of the rejections. that come from people who are still very religious or in that faith. It’s hard.
“I don’t think I’m moving on. I think it’s going to take some time to get back on my feet, but hey. Isn’t that what we’re supposed to do? If it was easy, I would probably a lot more money and it wouldn’t take that long. It hasn’t been easy. It’s been hard. I think it’s going to take a little while to heal and I might not do something something that’s coming out next year, but it’s okay. I’m not doing that anyway. I’m taking my time.
Meanwhile Dustin – who is married to superstar diver Tom Daley, 28, and has four-year-old Robert-Ray with him – revealed he was working on a musical, but insisted it wasn’t wouldn’t be a romantic comedy.
He told Collider: “I’m currently writing a musical that I had to put aside a bit. But it’s not a romantic musical. The music could heal. We’ll see. I have to feel like we’ I break something that needs to be broken, otherwise I’d rather stay in bed. That’s how I’m built. I think I got that from my mom. My mom was curious, and my mom didn’t take shit from anyone.”