Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris discuss directing 'Ruby Sparks'. The duo was excited when they were asked by Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan. Dayton and Faris also explain more on the substance of the film and their choice on Antonio Banderas
Calvin (Paul Dano) is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing -- as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby (Zoe Kazan), in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person. (Official Description)