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Quote of the Day: Natalie Portman on Romantic Comedies

Natalie Portmand and Ashton Kutcher

“I’ve always wanted to do one. But the girls are always in fashion, and it’s always about their clothes. They always want to get married at the end. There’s some kind of makeover scene. That stuff offends me. . . . My character is a woman who’s working, who’s trying to create her own construct for relationships, who’s funny herself — and isn’t just the girlfriend of a funny guy.”

-No Strings Attached star Natalie Portman on why she's stayed away from the romantic comedy genre.

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Read More | Entertainment Weekly


Quote of the Day: James Cameron on ‘Ridiculous’ Battleship Movie

Rihanna on Battleship set

“We have a story crisis. Now they want to make the Battleship game into a film. This is pure desperation. ... Everyone in Hollywood knows how important it is that a film is a brand before it hit theaters. If a brand has been around, Harry Potter for example, or Spider-Man, you are light years ahead. And there lies the problem. Because unfortunately these franchises are become more ridiculous. . This degrades the cinema.”

--Director James Cameron on the upcoming Hasbro game-turned-movie starring Alexander Skarsgard, model Brooklyn Decker and singer Rihanna.

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Read More | Movieline

Quote of the Day: Rupert Everett on Jennifer Aniston’s Career

Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler

"If you look and analyze the careers of many, many stars, you'll find that they're mostly sustained by the business. You'll find there's lots of women and lots of men in the business that the powers that be decide are right for their business, and they'll stand with them for quite a long time. ... OK, something will go wrong, like Jennifer Aniston will have one too many total flops, but she's still a member of that club. And she will still manage to ... like a star forming in the universe, things will swirl around her and it will suddenly solidify into another vital tasteless rom-com, a little glitter next to the Crab Nebula."

-Outspoken actor Rupert Everett commenting on Jennifer Aniston's penchant for mildly successful romantic comedies.

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Quote of the Day: Andrew Garfield on Playing the New Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield

"I feel like a kid in my pajamas. I can only say how it feels and it feels pretty special. It feels like a dream realized and a fantasy realized. I don't take it lightly and I feel very, very lucky that I get to wear spandex for the next few months."

-The Social Network's Andrew Garfield on putting on the Spider-Man's famous costume for the upcoming reboot.

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Read More | The Guardian via The Hollywood Reporter

Quote of the Day: Will Ferrell on Earning More Than He’s Worth

Will Ferrell in Land of the Lost

"Isn't that the whole point? I mean, aren't we all striving to be overpaid?"

-Land of the Lost's Will Ferrell on being named Forbes' "Most Overpaid Actor of 2010." (It's the second year in a row he's earned the title.)

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Quote of the Day: Jake Gyllenhaal on Having Sexual Rhythm

“Anne and I had already had sex on film. There’s something about the way Annie and I both work which is inherently very musical. It’s all about rhythm. There’s a rhythm to writing, there’s a rhythm to sports, there’s a rhythm to sex.”

-Jake Gyllenhaal on performing sex scenes with Anne Hathaway, his Love & Other Drugs and Brokeback Mountain costar.

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Quote of the Day: Kate Hudson on Acting Roles for Women

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Kate Hudson in Almost Famous

"They are -- because in most male-driven vehicles, the female parts tend to be dispensable. I have faith that we can make female-driven films that are as interesting to men as they are to women."

-Oscar nominee Kate Hudson admitting that good female roles are difficult to find in Hollywood.

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Quote of the Day: James Franco on the Advantages of Being a Soap Actor

"He asked if I could memorize and do it right away, which normally would have been difficult but I had just been working on a soap opera, General Hospital. I had to memorize like literally 70 pages a day so that little speech was no problem ... I don't think he knew at the time that General Hospital helped me get the role."

-Actor James Franco on auditioning for director Danny Boyle for the lead part in 127 Hours.

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Quote of the Day: Aaron Johnson on Life as We Know It

Aaron Johnson in Kick-Ass

“I’m not plugging . That’s exactly what I’m not doing. I was looking at the poster and the trailer for it and it’s like ‘C’mon, f**kin’ hell.’ The whole thing is like, “Oh my God, oh my God, this baby is sh*tting everywhere. There’s sh*t on my face! What the f**k is a diaper, what do I sterilize? Uh do I put my dick in the sterilizer?”

-Kick-Ass actor and new father Aaron Johnson explaining why he would not recommend the Katherine Heigl movie.

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Read More | GQ via New York Post

Quote of the Day: Justin Timberlake on David Fincher

The Social Network

“I knew that it was in the two percentile of material that is just great. And then I heard was going to be the director, and I peed in my pants a little bit.”

- The Social Network actor sharing his excitement over Fincher signing onto the film.

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