“Everything I have done in the last two years, in all honesty, is directly because of The Hangover.”
The 26-year-old Knightley said that while working on Pirates’ ship “was an amazing experience,” she “just wanted to do something else.”
If there’s ever a time when Dustin Hoffman is completely at peace, it’s when he’s in front of a camera or on stage.
What are the three secrets to Hanks’ success?
“I went to drama school and studied for three years and then I had a relatively easy time of it. I feel incredibly lucky – really.”
“No one ever tells a graduating class, ‘You’re going to fail.’ But it was very important for everyone to hear that.”
Keira Knightley: “The thing I love about acting is getting to change and look at different people in different lives and do different projects”
The actress has been busy in a slew of other projects ranging from the play “The Children’s Hour” in London, the film “A Dangerous Method” with Viggo Mortenson; and is playing opposite Steve Carrell in a dark comedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.”
“Bridesmaids” director Paul Feig: “If people are reacting in a believable way you can kind of take an audience anywhere”
Feig guided the cult TV show “Freaks and Geeks” to become a critical darling. After working on smaller films, he graduated to working with A-list producers like “Bridesmaids” Judd Apatow.
Johnny Depp: “I started out secretly testing characters on (my kids) to see how their reactions would be”
Don’t give the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise an ocean burial just yet. Star Johnny Depp, who plays everybody’s favorite pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the series, said at the Cannes Film Festival that he wants to reprise his role for at least another installment.
Keira Knightley: “The thing about acting is, it does require life, because you have to have things to draw from”
“Doing it solidly for two years at that time was definitely enough. And I mostly just wanted to do something else.”
“There’s a reaction to watching me in a role like this where people think, “Oh, were your impulses to go crazy at some point?” It’s really easy: You read the script and you see that it doesn’t call for any of that. It was a pretty easy transition.”
“Bridesmaids” Ellie Kemper: “Scenes would go on and on and I would keep forgetting that I was in a scene”
“We had this great script but they really encouraged us to improvise on the day itself.”
On Wednesday, orders from the mayor’s office sent Will Smith’s trailer for Men in Black III off the city streets of New York. The orders came after protests, from residents and business owners in the SoHo neighborhood where the trailer was parked.
With several projects in the works, from her hit sitcom to co- writing a comedy with Mumolo to Feig creating a romantic comedy for her, the actress could not be more thrilled.
I had no experience, and this city is filled with people who have experience and who are trying and going out there and auditioning and taking classes and doing plays. And I was like, ‘I took Acting 101. Hi, L.A.! I’m ready to be discovered!’ Which didn’t really happen.”
On Monday, Youtube announced that it would become a new online rental destination in competition with websites like Hulu and Netflix. The company added 3000 titles to its growing media library, all available for rent on the website.
Tom Hiddleston auditioned for Thor but got Loki: “When I see what Chris [Hemsworth] has delivered I know I could never have done that”
“He offered me the part right there and then! Let me tell you, this never happens. Never. An official offer usually comes in weeks later. I had to ask him to repeat it.”
Eva Mendes: “With every character, I go over the script with my acting coach and we break down a character”
That process of sitting down and breaking down a character and finding out the reason why someone does what they do.
Chris Hemsworth describes how it felt to beat out little brother Liam for the role of “Thor”:“We’re competitive,” Chris says, “but in the best way.”
“We’re competitive,” Chris says, “but in the best way.”
Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow: “I felt if we were going to do a 4, that more than anything we owed the audience a fresh start”
“I did see the first one. I have not seen the second one or the third one.”