It’s All Downhill After the Second Oscar, Says Hilary Swank


"There's not a lot of firsts in life anymore as an adult. It's hard to find things that are exhilarating." —Hilary Swank [LAT]

"Mostly enthusiasm. It's very hard with your own work if you've just spent a couple of years writing something to be asked to spend another couple of years taking it all out again. I couldn't adapt my own work again, as a result of that." —Nick Hornby on the difference between adapting his own Fever Pitch and Lynn Barber's An Education [Guardian UK]

"Halloween is coming up and I was thinking of Wolverine from X-Men. It's not some play-off ritual. I'm just lazy and can't be bothered to shave. And everybody keeps telling me to cut it and I'm stubborn." —David Beckham [Contact Music]

"'It Girl' is such a weird term. It implies I go to parties and drink champagne and um, 'It Girl's' such a weird ... "—Carey Mulligan [CNN]

"Well, he was at church camp! There's no shortage of man candy on the show and Jason is back in Bon Temps and he may be up to his old ways. I can tell you that you'll definitely get to see a lot of Jason in the first few episodes, and by a lot, I mean a lot physically." —Alan Ball on Jason Stackhouse from True Blood [Advocate]