— Angie Sage English author and illustrator 1952
„I was approached to do a film script for the Beatles. I said it would have to be an absolutely original script. Paul McCartney said do whatever you like. I said that means you'll never be able to do it.“
— Joe Orton English playwright and author 1933 - 1967
Interview with Barry Hanson, programme notes of Peter Gill's Royal Court production of The Erpingham Camp and The Ruffian on the Stair http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/parade/abj76/PG/pieces/joe_orton.shtml (June 1967)
„For the pie scene, people asked if I read the script and said: 'Oh my god, do I have to do that?' No — I said: 'I hope that's me. I hope I get that part.“
— Jason Biggs American actor 1978
On casting in film American Pie, interviewed in: —
„Most scripts are bad. I read a lot of them. Brick was a good script just to read. It was like, “Oh my God, these words feel so good in my mouth.” A lot of movies try to set up a world with cool sets, costumes, camera work. In Brick, the world is born from the words.“
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt American actor, director, producer, and writer 1981
Newsweek, March 31, 2006
„The devil gave me a look which made me profoundly uneasy. 'Just because I am enjoying your sympathy, don't imagine that I cannot read you like a book,' he said. 'You think you are cleverer than I; it is a very common academic delusion.“
— Robertson Davies Canadian journalist, playwright, professor, critic, and novelist 1913 - 1995
When Satan Goes Home For Christmas
„After reading the script, I had a strange feeling that I had Umrao in me. And the film created history.… I gave a performance which is one of my personal favourites.“
— Rekha Indian film actress 1954
About her acting in Umroa Jan quoted in
„I was really nervous to read it because I really wanted to like it, you know, 'cause I've had this problem in my life before. I'll get offered something by people I respect and want to work with, but I can't pretend I like it... Hank's just a horrible guy and he's so sad, and he hates himself and he never does the right thing. But I had to admit that it was kind of the challenge I was looking for.“
— Ethan Hawke American actor and writer 1970
The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/01/AR2007110100750.html (2007-11-02) On Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
„Ford!" he said, "there's an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about this script forthey've worked out.“
— Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
„"I just remember he was dominating, a scoring machine, unstoppable," Walt Frazier, the Knicks' Hall of Famer, said. "The guy looked indestructible. He was such a physical specimen, I never thought something like this would happen to him at 63. "His legacy is comical. When you read about his records, it makes you laugh. He has records that are just remarkable. I don't care if he was 10 feet tall, the things that he did.“
— Wilt Chamberlain basketball player 1936 - 1999
„"Can I eat these?" he said.
"No," said Vivian. "I'm hungry."
"I'll give you half," Sam said, plainly thinking he was being generous.“
— Diana Wynne Jones English children's fantasy writer 1934 - 2011
„I think actors look for good material and I had heard about this script by Aaron and I read it and thought I had to come back to television. I'm here mostly because of how good the script is and how bad The Whole 10 Yards was.“
— Matthew Perry (actor) American actor 1969
On joining the NBC program Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip – Kevin D. Thompson (September 18, 2006) "'Studio 60' Is Best Show of the Fall", Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Newspapers, Inc., p. 1D.
„He said "I'll punch your head!" I said "Whose?" He said "Yours!"
I said "Mine?" He said "Yes!" I said "Oh?"
He said "Want a fight?" I said "Who?" He said "You!"
I said "Me?" He said "Yes!" I said "No!"
So we then came to words, he said "You're a cad!"
I said "Cad?" He said "Yes!" I said "Who?"
He said "Who?" I said "Yes." He said "You!" I said "Oh!"
So of course then I knew.“
— Robb Wilton comedian 1881 - 1957
„... [I] would certainly like to work with Dennehy again. When he was presented with the script he didn't know me from Adam, and why should he, small-time eccentric, esoteric Englishman that I am?“
— Peter Greenaway British film director 1942
In an interview in Sight and Sound, Summer 1987
„He asked me, "I wrote this movie and I wrote a part for you." He's like, "Will you do it?" And I was like, "Sure!" I didn't think nothing of it. He wanted to do it, but I didn't think he was gonna do it. It didn't even cross my mind again for a few months. And then all of a sudden he called me up and he's like, "Yo, you gotta come pick the script up, we're shooting the movie in like two weeks." … I was like, "What?" He was like, "Remember the movie I told you about? I wrote the part for you? We're doing it in like two weeks." I was like, "Oh shit. Cool." That was it.“
— Jason Mewes American actor 1974
— Amitabh Bachchan Indian actor 1942
On Hrishikesh Mukherjee, reported in Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema (2003), p. 492.