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Julia Roberts Is Quite Happy Living a Prank-Free Existence

“What a relief. I didn’t have to check the toilet for anything or the light bulbs or the phone. It was just good old-fashioned friendship.” —Julia Roberts on her working relationship with Clive Owen as it compared to working with noted pranksters Brad Pitt and George Clooney [People]

“It gave me something to define myself in opposition to. I thought I was going to explode with all the stuff that I thought I had inside of me.” —Michelle Williams on how Dawson’s Creek taught her about everything she didn’t want to learn [Guardian UK]

“I thought, ‘Who is this guy, and when is Joss Whedon going to get here?’ And then the conversation starts, and I realize, ‘This is Joss Whedon.’ I’d seen a photo of him, but he looked nothing like this guy.” —Nathan Fillion on meeting his Firefly director for the first time [AV Club]

“Nothing a director can throw at me on a set can faze me. I learned a long time ago how to be coachable.” —Dwayne Johnson comparing wrestling to acting [NYT]

“‘Zero’s’ sentiment is to revel in being you — you’re a zero so screw it! It’s the underdogs, the rebels, the outsiders that have always captivated me growing up, so I decided why not flaunt that side of myself in the video.” —Karen O on the video for her new single [Spinner]

“I think Emily had it worse with my facial hair. I couldn’t get within two or three feet because of her dresses and she had to put up with being rubbed with a squirrel every time she tried to get near me.” —Rupert Friend on the challenges of canoodling with Emily Blunt in The Young Victoria [Empire Online]

Julia Roberts Is Quite Happy Living a Prank-Free Existence