Work & Purpose

Hollywood Asks: ‘What If the Intern Is 70?’

Experience never gets old in a new multigenerational comedy

From Nancy Meyers, the writer and director of Something’s Gotta Give and It’s Complicated, watch the new trailer for #TheIntern starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway:

Posted by The Intern on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Since Next Avenue launched, we’ve been all for cross-generational mentoring at work. Now the idea, once rarely discussed, is driving a new Hollywood mainstream film starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway: The Intern.

And while there are predictable age gags in it, for instance, asking the 70-year-old intern where he’d like to be in 10 years, it seems the movie will take seriously the concept of learning from someone who’s not in your peer group.

Check out the preview clip and let us know if you think you’ll watch when it’s released Sept. 25.

Sue Campbell
By Sue Campbell
Sue Campbell was an Editorial and Content Director for Next Avenue. Follow her on Twitter @SuePCampbell.@SuePCampbell

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