At the premiere of her first directorial effort, Me, You, Madness, where husband Steven Menuchin was a no-show, had an attendance of about 25 cars, with more than half driving off before the film was over.
Louise Linton was all over the driver’s seat in Me, You, Madness, making her directorial debut with a screenplay that cast her as a serial killer opposite Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick. One guest was not present at the Hollywood Legion Drive-In premiere. On February 18, Louise Linton’s
(Rumors swirled that Menuchin would relocate to Palm Beach, Florida, though recently Linton told her new employer Fox News that she “is happy at her husband’s home in Los Angeles.”)
Those who participate in the film-inspired spread of crustacean Beverly Hills with the latest concept, Nudes to Go, Candy Concessions, Movie Merch, and even You Me Mad-branded Chopsticks. The STX project sees Linton as a thief as a freak killer in an affair with Westwick.
Ahead of the screening, Louise Linton thanked a crowd of about 25 cars (most influential and full of pre-reality stars) and, appearing next to Westwick, said, “I hope you enjoy watching this movie as much.” Will come as much as we are making it. “
This expectation would have been in vain, as more than half of the audience had departed before the film, which sits 20 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, ended. A version of this story first appeared in the February 24 issue of Hollywood Reporter magazine.