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Mickey Rourke Stays Spoiler-Free

“If you want me to be honest with you, I’ve only read my part. I had no idea what was going on in the movie, really. … [And] I just did a movie with Megan Fox and I have no idea what’s going on!” —Mickey Rourke on Iron Man 2 [MTV]

“It was one of those joking ideas where people would beat the shit out of me because I was ginger. It has a whole double meaning. The gingers are kind of anyone who’s been oppressed. She’s so deep and crazy political. Her record is going to scare people I think. We went a bit crazy — really, really, really left. But then again if you’re an M.I.A. fan, you want to be surprised and be like ‘Whoa, what the hell is that?’ … We stood in waterfalls recording with microphones. We recorded her kid’s heartbeat and cracking ice — really experimental.” —M.I.A.’s lead producer Christopher “Rusko” Mercer on her “Born Free” music video and upcoming album [Vibe]

“I’d be perfectly fine if I never saw the color pink again.” —Molly Ringwald [Us]

“All I did on Born to Run were the horns on ‘10th Avenue Freeze-Out.’ I was just in the studio, hanging around. [Bruce] said, ‘What do you think?’ and I said, ‘I think it sucks.’ And he said, ‘Well, go fucking fix it, then.’” —Steve Van Zandt on his first impression of Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run album [Uncut via Spinner]

“The story is really not … a biopic per se. It’s not attempting to be any cradle-to-grave depiction of [Miles’] life. It’s more my take, as an artist, on what his music has meant. With wall-to-wall truth but not really much concerned about facts.” —Don Cheadle on his Miles Davis biopic [Movies Blog/MTV]

“You know, the security has been pretty tight lately, so it wouldn’t surprise me if there have been fake leakages. I wouldn’t put it past them to do stuff like that because I think they are trying to throw people off track.” —Lost’s Henry Ian Cusick on the leaked call sheet [WP]

“Half the people think I write Obama’s speeches, the other half think I’m on Entourage. … I don’t correct people immediately. I let them think that I am a superhero who can also write speeches. And then when people say that ‘Jon Favreau’s so sexy,’ I like to assume it’s me … although chances are they’re probably talking about the good lookin’ kid from Washington.” —Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau [VF]

“I needed a bigger butt on account of there was going be a lot of physical comedy. I get thrown around a lot in the movie. But let’s just face it, it’s funny. Kids love it. Adults love it. They’re like, ‘Ha-ha, look! Brendan Fraser, the guy who was really buff in all those action movies, has gotten fat.’” —Brendan Fraser on gaining weight for Furry Vengeance [Parade]

“There have been 10 years of no Ghostface, but there has been the movie-within-a-movie Stab. We have fun with the idea of endless sequels, or ‘sequelitis’ as Kevin [Williamson] calls it in the script. Sid goes through these three horrendous things, and Stab was based on those horrible things. And then they’ve been taken by a studio and run into the ground in a series of sequels. She has been off by herself and living her own life, and she’s even written a book that has gotten a lot of critical acclaim. She’s kind of put her life back together in the course of these 10 years. But, certainly, there would be no Scream without Ghostface, so she has to confront him again, but now as a woman who has really come out the darkness of her past.” —Wes Craven on Scream 4 [PopWatch/EW]

Mickey Rourke Stays Spoiler-Free