Jeff Bridges Ready To 'Alienate People'
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007
Jeff Bridges, whose turn as the Dude in "The Big Lebowski" gave him instant cult status, has joined the cast of "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" alongside "Spider-Man" star Kirsten Dunst and British comedy actor Simon Pegg ("Hot Fuzz").
Producer Stephen Woolley said inking Bridges to play Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter for the Robert B. Weide-directed adaptation of Toby Young's comic novel of the same name was key to his plans for it. He said securing Bridges had been a long labor of love because date conflicts had meant he had originally been unavailable.
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