Greta Gerwig Joins Baumbach’s “Greenberg”

Indie mumblecore darling Greta Gerwig (“Baghead,” “Hannah Takes the Stairs”) has landed the female lead opposite Ben Stiller in the relationship drama “Greenberg” says The Hollywood Reporter.

Noah Baumbach (“The Squid and the Whale”) penned and directs the Los Angeles-set story which centers on relationship intimacies. No further specific plot details have been revealed.

Scott Rudin will produce for Focus Features. Shooting is expected to begin in March.

Baumbach remains tapped to write and direct the 9/11 tale “The Emperor’s Children,” based on Claire Messud’s acclaimed novel, at Universal.