James Franco More Than Happy to Play Gus Van Sant’s Shannon Elizabeth


"I felt like the girl in those teen movies that pops out of the hot tub topless. I was like, 'All right, it's Gus Van Sant, I'll do whatever.' I was just happy to be there." James Franco on getting naked for Milk [WENN via Starpulse]

"I doubt it'll be me and Brad [Pitt]. I know Brad can't sing." Edward Norton on the possibility of a Fight Club musical [MTV]

"All my life I'd been trained to react … My instinct was, if someone talks about you, you see them, you fight. But MOBY? Really? I was going to fight MOBY? And I was going to fight a puppet? In hindsight, I should have handled it differently." —Eminem reflects on picking fights with Moby and Triumph the Comic Dog in his new memoir [NYDN]

"I'd never work out and lose weight if the part called for it. I'd say, 'that's not the film for me.'" Ricky Gervais will go to zero lengths to get a role [TV Biz/Sun UK]

"I went in like a crop-duster with my nose flying first and snorted the cocaine off the dog … You get little bugs, you get little hairs, you get grease and goo from the ground; it's not at all a healthy thing to do." —If your dog accidentally rolls around in your stash of cocaine, Gary Busey does not recommend that you snort off of it [Access Hollywood via Starpulse]