Go ahead quote me

Sylvester Stallone.
Sylvester Stallone.
Steve Carell.
Steve Carell.
Kaley Cuoco.
Kaley Cuoco.

I didn't realise I was the 11th choice. Everyone was running away from Rambo. It was Nick Nolte, it was Steve McQueen, it was De Niro, it was Pacino, Jimmy Caan, it got down to Zippy the Monkey and then Sly.''

ACTION MAN SYLVESTER STALLONE on signing on for the first film in the Rambo franchise, 1982's First Blood


It was perfect for the movie, really bad for him as a human being.''

THE BIG SHORT STAR STEVE CARELL on his co-star Ryan Gosling's 1980s banker look for the new film


The deep, meaningful, larger than life meaning behind this beautiful piece of ink, is... it covered the last one.''

ACTRESS KALEY CUOCO, whose new tattoo covers up her wedding date to ex-husband tennis player Ryan Sweeting

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 01, 2015, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe