Go ahead quote me

B.J. Novak.
B.J. Novak.
Mel Gibson.
Mel Gibson.

Nothing bothers me more in a movie than an actor playing a writer and you just know he's not a writer. Writers recognise other writers. Ethan Hawke is too hot to be a writer. ''

ACTOR B.J. NOVAK


They still kinda don't know I'm not a Scientologist. I lived in Glendale, I needed to pay the rent and it was a very easy interview; I just acted crazy! Oh my God, I'm sorry, Scientologists, for revealing things. ''

ACTRESS LESLIE JONES, who was once a telemarketer for the Church of Scientology


I think all films are suffering from people not being able to now open them with their name. It's a different kind of business these days. ''

ACTOR MEL GIBSON on Hollywood's shift from stars to superheroes

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe