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Don Jon’s Addiction, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut that premiered earlier this year at Sundance, is no more. Or at least the title is no more.
The actor took to his Facebook page Friday to announce that he is shortening the title to Don Jon.
Gordon-Levitt wrote that he’s changing the title firstly because Don Jon is “just so short and simple” and secondly because he felt the former title was creating unwanted misconceptions about the film. Read more of what he told his Facebook fans below:
The Inception star also had to make some adjustments to the film in preparation for its transition from festival screenings to wide release: Last month he told reporters that he would cut down some of the film’s most graphic sex scenes to secure an R rating.
Along with the announcement of the title change, Gordon-Levitt posted a new photo from the film (above), a still that features Tony Danza, who plays Don Jon’s father.
Don Jon‘s title change comes just days before it screens at South By Southwest on Monday. A date for wide release has not yet been set.
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