Director and Chicago native Claire Scanlon is reviving the romantic comedy with ‘Set it Up’

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NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 12: Editor Claire Scanlon attends a special screening of the Netflix film “Set It Up” at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on June 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)

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Editor, producer, director and Chicago native Claire Scanlon joins Justin to discuss her new Netflix movie, “Set it Up.” Claire talks about “Set it Up” being a throwback to the classic era of romantic comedies, why this film feels like a movie made in 2018, how working on movies differs from working on television, why her editing background helps her to direct, why she believes Chicago is a great cinematic town, if she lives a cinematic life and what she plans on doing next.

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