When I first met Josh, I walked into a Disney screening room … and he’s sitting there talking to all these executives, like he’s holding court, … I say ‘You’ve got to be kidding me. Josh, are you even old enough to have chest hair?’ And he says ‘No, but you should see my back.’...
Respected, I almost want to be revered, that’s what I’m chasing.
Talent is to actors what luck is to card players. It’s not really anything; it’s just a fictitious word that people have created and labeled things. Talent is like, you know, I never really believed in talent, I believed in drive and determination and preparation, but talent is sort of like luck.
If you asked an 18-year-old what they want to do with their life, and the options are ‘Transformers’ or Lars von Trier, he’s probably shipping out for ‘Transformers.’ If you ask a 26-year-old what he wants to do, ‘Transformers’ or Lars von Trier, he’d probably pick Lars von Trier. So, my sensibilities are changing as...
There will always be opportunities to be in love again.
I didn’t jump onto anyone else’s coattail and ride their wave.
I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made – my swing is pretty hot.
I like messing around, and I like working with artists who I respect.
There’s no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist.
I’m not an Adonis, that’s for damn sure. I’ve never really thought of myself that way, and it doesn’t matter to me. My favorite actors aren’t Adonises. Dustin Hoffman is a flawed-looking man; he’s amazing to me. Tom Hanks is flawed-looking; people love him. Same with Gene Hackman.
I think I’m prone to not being a good guy in relationships.
I didn’t read the book on how to be a well-adjusted celebrity.
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
Most actors on most days don’t think they’re worthy.
Sometimes I feel I’m living a meaningless life, and I get frightened.
Yeah, I liked Madagascar , but March is more of a help, because this is the first animation done like documentary-style. It’s also the first animation where everything’s pretty much ad-libbed. All the dialogue’s ad-libbed. It’s groundbreaking. It’s pretty cool.
There’s this coming-of-age thing that’s happening within me.
Sometimes perception is almost more important than the skill level of an actor.
I can’t tell you how many hot dogs I’ve eaten in my life.