“It was too much”: Greta Gerwig Couldn’t Handle Dating Noah Baumbach, Broke Up Only To Fall in Love on Set of Adam Driver Film

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach's love story has been a unique one for sure!

“It was too much”: Greta Gerwig Couldn’t Handle Dating Noah Baumbach, Broke Up Only To Fall in Love on Set of Adam Driver Film

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  • Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are now officially married.
  • They began their romantic journey in 2011, after that they also ventured on to collaborate on numerous films together over the years and have since then also welcomed two children together.
  • They have jointly crafted four films during their more than a decade-long relationship.
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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are now officially married. But their relationship story has been quite a rollercoaster, going from breaking up because things got too overwhelming to eventually finding love with each other again. Their journey together has been uniquely fascinating.

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They began their romantic journey in 2011, after that they also ventured on to collaborate on numerous films together over the years and have since then also welcomed two children together.

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Greta Gerwig on the set of Lady Bird (credit: A24)

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How Did Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach Meet?

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach’s paths crossed during the production of Baumbach’s movie Greenberg in 2010, where Gerwig starred alongside Ben Stiller. Notably, Baumbach was then married to actress Jennifer Jason Leigh. However, following Baumbach’s separation from Leigh Gerwig and Baumbach got together but only for a brief amount of time. That was during the writing process of Frances Ha. Regarding the breakup, Grewig once revealed to The Guardian,

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“There was a time when it was too much, And then, I don’t know. We were in love, so… But now it’s been a year and a half. Working together isn’t hard. It’s very easy.”

Greta Gerwig on Frances Ha
Greta Gerwig on Frances Ha

They had an on-again, off-again dynamic for quite a while before finally giving their relationship a chance in 2011 while filming the Adam Driver movie.

From then on, both individuals have taken on numerous projects together. Describing her work experience with Baumbach, she stated,

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“You find people you collaborate well with, but you don’t want to be too precious about it. It’s like a band. Except, with bands, everyone ends up hating each other. I think we trust that it’ll ebb and flow.”

Since then, the duo has been a power couple, excelling in both their personal and professional domains.

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How Many Films Have Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach Collaborated On Till Now?

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, have jointly crafted four films during their more than decade-long relationship. Their initial collaboration was in the 2010 movie Greenberg. Since their relationship began in 2011, they have continued their creative partnership in the films Frances Ha and Mistress America, co-writing both movies. Their most recent joint venture is the 2022 adaptation of White Noise.

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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach Credit: VIVIEN KILLILEA/WIREIMAGE

In a Director’s Roundtable hosted by The Hollywood Reporter, Baumbach shared the extent of Gerwig’s involvement in his projects. He revealed,

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“It’s beyond advice it’s like the roots. She’s in there from the very beginning,–Greta has lines in all my movies that are actually hers — I mean maybe things she said in life but also things she wrote that I say, ‘Can I use that?’ “

So naturally, it’s thrilling to learn that after dating for 12 years, the couple finally decided to tie the knot. According to People, they got married at New York City Hall.

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Written by Sampurna Banerjee

Sampurna Banerjee, an ardent enthusiast of pop culture and movies, pours her passion into her role as a writer for FandomWire. With a penchant for Marvel, DC, and sitcoms, she has contributed over 400 articles, staying up-to-date to the entertainment industry's latest buzz. Moreover, she's penned over 300 articles for Animated Times and shared her work across several Instagram pages. Currently she is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calcutta University.