Project Greenlight Winner 'Frustrated' by his Portrayal

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Project Greenlight winner “frustrated” by his portrayal
Jason Mann has watched every episode of the HBO reality show that has made him look entitled and petulant, and he's not very happy. “Well,” he says, "I definitely see the necessity of the editors of the show to create something out of the footage they have that will be entertaining. The sort of aim of the show is to be as entertaining and addictive as possible in the tradition of reality TV. Which is a very, I think, different thing than documentary. In order to create those things, a lot of things have to be manufactured in the editing. I get it. If it was not my own personal involvement, it would probably be  different, but I definitely get frustrated in the character that they’ve created out of me.”  PLUS: Mann’s movie is indeed terrible, and Project Greenlight is making the case for reality TV’s importance.


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