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Ice Cube Will Star in ‘The A-Team’ Movie, He Guesses

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“I was a fan [of The A-Team] as a kid and that would be, not a dream come true, but it’s definitely a good thing to do and I would put it on my resume for sure.” Ice Cube, on possibly being cast as Mr. T [Moviehole]

“I used to have one of those 99-cent notebooks. I actually got pulled
over once; the cop was looking for drugs and was like, ‘What’s this?’ And I said, ‘It’s my comedy notebook; I’m a comedian.’ He started going through it — and made me tell him the jokes. Finally, he turned to his partner and goes, ‘What should we do?’ And the guy’s like, ‘He’s a fucking comedian, who cares?’” Nick Swardson [TONY]

“I am a pioneer who is breaking down boundaries. I have opened the doors, I have struggled. I am the Nelson Mandela of The Daily Show.” John Oliver on how it feels to be the first Brit hired for The Daily Show [TONY]

“I don’t give a [expletive] if we ever win one of their little trinkets. Secretly, we all know we get more ink for being shut out. So at this point, we wanna be shut out. We wanna go down in flames together, holding hands all the way.” The Wire creator, David Simon on being shut out of the Emmys [AP]

“I feel like there’s something kind of a little embarrassing or annoying or something about an actress who sings.” Maggie Gyllenhaal who would dream of fronting a musical foursome if it weren’t so uncomfortable [People]

Ice Cube Will Star in ‘The A-Team’ Movie, He Guesses