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James McAvoy a Total Butterface

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"I don't think I'm ugly, don't get me wrong, but I'm not your classic lead man, Brad Pitt guy." —Atonement star James McAvoy on the nebulous territory between "ugly" and "Brad Pitt" [LAT]

"I refused to write the screenplay. I didn't want people sitting around a table — a producer, a director — telling me that I hadn’t fully understood these characters." Atonement author Ian McEwan, whose novel was adapted for the screen, thankfully, by someone else [NYT]

"I have never been an ambitious person, and my participation in this industry is a fluke, but only male writers can afford to be coy and self-deprecating." —An awfully coy and self-deprecating Diablo Cody [NYT]

"Jaden is [like] Johnny Depp. He just wants to do good work … He loves acting, he just wants to make good movies." Will Smith on his 9-year-old son, Jaden [People]

"I don't know who the Bond girl's gonna be. I'm a bit jealous! I hope it will be terrible." —Casino Royale star Eva Green on the next installment of the Bond franchise [Guardian]
—Stan Park