When I first heard Vance's comments, they stung.
But when he called to offer his apology and a supporting role in his next movie,
I thought, "Does not the Torah teach us to forgive?"
As it is written, "Schmear, don't smear."
So, when you got the role of the Genie,
were you like— did you know this was happening?
- Did you go after it? - Well, no. The first thing—
So, they called and they say,
"Hey, we want you to play the Genie.
We're doing a live-action version of Aladdin."
And I was like, "Nah, man."
No, Robin Williams smashed that thing, you know?
And you have to be careful stepping into, you know, projects like that.
I'm here with Hollywoo darling, Naomi Watts.
Tell me, what attracted you to the role of Diane?
I just keep getting pigeonholed as these complex characters in highly acclaimed movies.
For once, I would just love to phone it in
and play a two-dimensional girl in a rom-com with no inner life of her own.
Ha ha! You said words.
Brian, have you decided who's gonna star in your show?
Well, it's a tough role.
I mean, Byron is a 25-year-old single father going back to finish college
so he can do right by his 4-year-old daughter.
So it's gotta be somebody who can project a certain amount of world-wizened sophistication
while at the same time retaining a certain youthfully passionate idealism.
You know who'd be good?
Actually, in my mind, there's only 1 actor who could do this role.
Oh, Elijah Wood.
I got a little bit of a crush on him, I have.
Other meanings for role...
a function or part performed especially in a particular operation or process
- I cannot play this role anymore.
From The Two Popes | Official Trailer | Netflix
- My role is to aid the storytelling through music.
From Composer Segun Akinola on the new sounds of Doctor Who - BBC
- And my role was very hands-on role.
From Bill Gates would start this kind of company today
- And 7 more examples...