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Samuel L. Jackson Basically Qualified to Work at Vulture

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“‘I’ll watch anything with Helen Mirren in it. Especially when she was young. I mean, come on! I love Helen. I watch The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover at least four times a year.” Samuel L. Jackson [Daily Express UK]

“I realize that my place and position in history is that I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade, I will be the loudest voice. It’s me settling into that position of just really accepting that it’s one thing to say you want to do it and it’s another thing to really end up being like Michael Jordan.” Kanye West officially declares himself the voice of this generation [AP via Yahoo]

“I want to be on Heroes as much as it takes for my character to become popular enough to warrant a 3-3/4-scale action figure. That is my blatant goal here, not just because I love the show and I’m thrilled to be a part of it, but because I recognize that it is a clear path to having a very cool toy.” Seth Green on how long he plans to guest-star on Heroes [EW]

“I’ve met with the producers many times, and I am the one resisting. I want it to be a good picture, and I’m working with the producers on the materials and trying to work it out. The truth is it’s still a script and I think it needs some work.” Dolph Lundgren doesn’t think the script for Universal Soldier 3 is good enough for him yet [Movies Blog/MTV]

“I think they were having trouble finding the lead guy, and as Danny always puts it, I think they were too buff out in India, so he couldn’t find the right dude.” Dev Patel on why Danny Boyle cast him as the lead for Slumdog Millionaire [ComingSoon]

“It’s not a squid; it’s a fifth-dimensional cephalopod.” —Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons sets the record straight about the giant squidlike creature at the end of the graphic novel [Empire]

Samuel L. Jackson Basically Qualified to Work at Vulture