A few years ago Griffin Dunne was at a crossroads.
The actor-director-producer's daughter Hannah, now 24, had moved out. His father, former Hollywood producer turned bestselling writer Dominick Dunne, had recently died. And two of the feature films he directed — 2006's "Fierce People" and 2008's "The Accidental Husband" — had been bitter disappointments.
"Fierce People," which Dunne describes as a "movie I was very proud of," had a "difficult" release. "Accidental Husband" didn't even get a release.
"It tested extremely well," the 58-year-old Dunne mused over a lunch at a downtown Los...