Starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson and Christoph Waltz, the film is based on the bestselling book about a veternary student who joins the circus after his parents are killed.
James Caan wants to be more than just the “tough guy”:”They said we don’t want a tough guy. I said excuse me, I am an actor”
“They said we don’t want a tough guy. I said excuse me, I am an actor. That is what I do for a living. You know it’s frustrating. “
Michael Shannon on being cast in Superman: “The idea that I would ever be in Superman. I’m like, ‘Are you serious?’”
“It just came out of nowhere,” he said. “I’m talking to my agent… ‘How about Superman?’ I’m like, ‘What?’ The idea that I would ever be in Superman. I’m like, ‘Are you serious?’”
“I get to his house and they told me it would be on Skype, which is so strange because his assistant was there, his casting director was there and he’s on a laptop.”
Instead of the gratuitous blood and gore the horror genre is known for, this film raises the audiences adrenaline level by playing on the real human emotion associated with an average family.
Franco tells Letterman about his Oscar appearance: “I love her, but Anne Hathaway is so energetic. I think the Tasmanian Devil would look stoned standing next to her”
“I think I actually — I haven’t watched it back — maybe I had low energy. I honestly played those lines as well as I could.”
“It’s every conceivable color – an actors dream role.”
“And I think that’s the truth for a lot of actors. It’s a calling, not unlike the priesthood.”
Lane points out dancing was the real star of the film. “It was everything to the movie. It’s called “Black Swan.”
Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman’s Body Double in “Black Swan”: “Of the full body shots, I would say 5 percent are Natalie. All the other shots are me”
“Natalie is an amazing actress, for sure. I know that it’s not a personal thing against me. I know that it’s just a political thing. It’s just unfortunate that I kind of lost credit.”
“This is sincere,” he emphasized. “So bulls—-ers f— off in advance.”
“I know you’re not supposed to admit that you smoked pot…but just because I do it doesn’t mean you should.”
“She is singular and indelible on film and in our hearts.”
How does he explain his good fortune? “Ultimately a lot of it is just right place, right time.”
“I think the older I get, the more I’m just so grateful to be working.”
“I’m a 37-year-old man playing a 9-year-old boy, it was always expected we’d get a real kid to re-record (my character) Milo’s dialogue, and that’s what we did.”
“I would’ve [done] far, far worse, and luckily, I had the opportunity to work with Catherine down the road and this character just suits me,” he said of his role.
“There’s something in her that makes her think she’s worthy of happiness, and that’s really an important thing for young women to remember, especially when they’re falling in love.”
Warner Bros. and Facebook team up to offer The Dark Knight as a digital movie rental.
Anthony Mackie: “As an actor in this business, you’re the last one to know how your stock has changed”
“As an actor in this business, you’re the last one to know how your stock has changed.”