Category Archives: Downsizing

‘Downsizing’ to Open Venice Film Festival

Alexander Payne’s Downsizing has been selected to open the Venice Film Festival, which runs from Aug. 30 to Sept. 9, The Hollywood Reporter says. The satire, written by Payne and his frequent collaborator Jim Taylor, stars Matt Damon as a man who decides to shrink

Kristen Wiig Joins the Cast of ‘Downsizing’

Great news! Kristen Wiig will star alongside Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz and Hong Chau in Paramount’s social satire Downsizing, with Alexander Payne directing. Wiig is taking the place of Reese Witherspoon, who withdrew recently due to scheduling conflicts. Downsizing centers on an Omaha man who