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Christian Bale Is Not Too Good for the Terminator Franchise, Thankyouverymuch

”I had people telling me, ‘Don’t do it, Christian. Don’t go with that guy.’ In a strange way, I like the fact that he keeps that name because it does him no friggin’ favors. But people hear it and they go, ‘Fuck him!’ People were telling me, ‘Christian, you’re too good for Terminator.’ And I’m thinking, I’m too good? I’m not a snob. I really fucking enjoy watching a good action movie. Who do you think I am?!” —Christian Bale loves action movies and his Terminator Salvation director’s ludicrous name, McG [EW]

“I was very much counting on the fact that the interest in her would be greater than the interest in the movie. We would be drafting off her notoriety rather than vice versa. I needed her. That’s no different than getting Brad Pitt to be in your movie, albeit in a different context.” —Steven Soderbergh on shamelessly exploiting Sasha Grey’s porn-star background for The Girlfriend Experience [LAT]

“She’s not the best singer in the world, but she doesn’t give a shit.” —The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne on Madonna [Spinner]

“People see me as this Barbie, with this perfect life. Whatever. That’s not what I wanted when I was a little girl.This is not what I planned. I always looked up to people like Princess Diana and now I can never be like that.” —Paris Hilton finally speaks, in the documentary Paris, Not France [/Film]

“Who is on the poster of this film? I am on the poster of this film. No one knows who you are, Ryan! Betty White? They know who Betty White is. Sandra Bullock? They know who Sandra Bullock is!” —Sandra Bullock joshes Ryan Reynolds [Funny or Die]

“On the one hand, you could answer the question by saying that history got a boost, an adjustment, from this moment at the beginning of the film. And if you don’t want to answer the question, you could say it’s just a movie.” —J.J. Abrams has been answering Trekkies’ theories on hidden messages in the movie, mostly in the negative [MTV]

Christian Bale Is Not Too Good for the Terminator Franchise, Thankyouverymuch