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Hilary Duff No Longer Challenged by Acting Like Self

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"It was tough playing a pop star who wasn't me. But I am getting to an age where I enjoy taking on new challenges." Hilary Duff on playing Turaqistani singer Yonica Babyyeah in War Inc. [Transom/NYO]

"I play the comic relief, an alcoholic grandmother — my first grandma — but she doesn't really seem like a real grandmother because she has a lot of hair and jewelry and nails and liquor. I don't think I ever talk without a cigarette and a drink in my hand." Susan Sarandon on her role in The Lovely Bones [Empire]

"I don't think 'genius' and 'superhero script' belong in the same sentence." Robert Downey Jr. on improvising on the set of Iron Man [AP via Yahoo]

"I was fired from Hannah Montana for my 'suck it Jesus' remark. Which I can tell you now that Miley Cyrus has been flashing her green bra and posing topless." Kathy Griffin [EW]

"Just plan on not owning or making money for ten years. If you can hang on and you're talented, then your friend will give you a job." Amy Poehler dispenses invaluable show-business advice to a 12-year-old [Cinematical]