Ben Lewin’s awards-tipped indie drama stars John Hawkes as the poet Mark O’Brien, who was paralysed from polio in childhood, and Hunt alongside him as Cheryl, a professional sex surrogate whom he hires to help him lose his virginity.
The story of their relationship, which unfolds over six paid encounters (the sessions of the title) is a thorny, frank and searchingly intimate pas de deux that echoes two other films about disabled writers and the women who love them, My Left Foot and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
"Their married friends would joke that they were jealous of their relationship."They seemed so solid, in fact, that they were even working together; two years ago, Hunt revealed that they were developing a TV series. It's something he's written that we'd make together and I'd be in. directed, produced and wrote the film, starring Pamela Adlon, Rose Byrne, Charlie Day, John Malkovich and Chloe Grace Moretz.
It's weird and wild and like stepping off the planet Earth. It's totally crazy," the actress told , which will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September.
Matthew is best known for his shows Dirt with Courteney Cox and House Of Lies with Don Cheadle. The insider alleged that Helen 'was convinced Matthew had strayed.'It was added: 'She had been suspicious for a long time that something was wrong.
But he insisted he didn’t betray her.'The insider also said she could not get over her 'trust issues.'The source added: 'Friends were shocked.
Helen and Matthew always appeared to be super in love.
'Their married friends would joke that they were jealous of their relationship.'But when the two were alone they would go head to head, it was claimed.'Matthew moved out a few times over the years,' said a source.'Helen would always take him back, and then time would pass and she’d kick him out again.'Helen was married to Hank Azaria from 1999 until 2000.
Actress HELEN HUNT has rebounded from her failed one-year marriage to HANK AZARIA - straight into the arms of KEVIN SPACEY.
And despite AMERICAN BEAUTY star Spacey's notorious fear of commitment, pals have told American newspaper THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER he's fallen head over heels in love with Hunt.
The Los Angeles native has won four Golden Globe Awards and four Emmys.