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Michelle Rodriguez Plans to Keep Her Clothes On

“I never want to play the vulnerable chick or the captured girlfriend with her clothes ripped off. I’d rather die than have to take my clothes off on screen. I have got success the hard way and that means keeping my clothes on and not jumping from one sex scene to the next. I’m proud of that.” —Michelle Rodriguez on keeping it all on [Female First]

“Tarantino is my teacher. I’ve watched hundreds of movies with him and spent hundreds of hours learning craft from him. I’m a disciple of Tarantino.” —The Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA on his acting bible [LAT]

“If I don’t do this justice, people are going to kill me. There’s going to be some, like, people who love Tennessee Williams are just going to kill me.” —Bryce Dallas Howard on playing Fisher Willow in The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond [Pop Wrap/NYP]

“I’ve been running to Hollywood for a million years and every time I go, the story gets longer each time. ‘Oh Terry, we love all your films, and the last one, and the one before that, and the list gets longer and longer, they are all fantastic, we’ve been fans since we were kids. But this new project, it doesn’t quite seem to work for me.’ And I’m like, ‘Jesus!’” —Terry Gilliam on the downward spiral [MTV]

“I’m hoping things will cool down by the time the twins are out and about, but I don’t know. James is used to it. Particularly when Sarah walks him, there will be photographers that go with them the whole way to school. What I try to do consciously, if I can, is to not lose my temper or anything like that, because I don’t want him to think it’s dangerous or be scared. It can feel scary, guys running with big backpacks and throwing their bikes in the street and pointing their long lens at a 5-year-old. I don’t think it’s ideal, but I think you still have to get to school, and if you can sort of shrug it off, eventually it’ll play out. Maybe we’ll move.” —Matthew Broderick on the paparazzi [NYP]

“Kids have no clue who I am. When I do personal appearances at colleges, I have to sort of backtrack and say, ‘In case you didn’t know, I was on after The Fresh Prince for five years.’” —Mayim Bialik, a.k.a. Blossom [NYP]

Michelle Rodriguez Plans to Keep Her Clothes On