Jason Bateman Is Not One of Those ‘Actors’ Who Gets His ‘Acting’ All Over Everything

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"I am not one of those people who wrings his hands and tries to figure out how to play my character right and do a bunch of research and all that crap." Jason Bateman [Times UK]

"This is a modern, in-your-face movie. This is not a TV movie period piece." Quentin Tarantino on making the Poochie of World War II movies [BBC]

"This isn't Shakespeare, so we don't take ourselves too seriously." Paul Walker on the fourth (!) installment of The Fast and the Furious, which we like to call 4 Fast 4 Furiousest [USAT]

"Well, it's like I say to Chris [Nolan], 'I'll probably be doing this in dinner theater somewhere in my fifties.' I won't knock it because who knows where I'll end up." Christian Bale on the possibility of playing Batman in a future Justice League movie [IGN]

"I know George didn't believe in heaven or hell. Like death, they were just more comedy premises. And it just makes me even sadder to think that when I reach my own end, whatever tumbling cataclysmic vortex of existence I'm spinning through, in that moment I will still have to think, 'Carlin already did it.'" Jerry Seinfeld [NYT]