Noah Baumbach helms While Were Young December 2, 2010 Noah Baumbach reunites with Ben Stiller for While We’re Young Director Noah Baumbach is reuniting with his Greenberg star Ben Stiller in the comedy While We’re Young. Actor James Franco is also attached to star in the film. The movie follows a free-spirited Brooklynite twenty-something couple who inspires an uptight documentarian and his wife to loosen up – with comedic consequences. According to New York Magazine’s Vulture, there will be offers to actresses Greta Gerwig and Cate Blanchett for this project. Gerwig also starred in Greenberg, and Blanchett starred in Baumbach’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.