Before “pillow talk,” rock hudson had never made a comedy. so director michael gordon reassured him: “no matter how absurd the situations may appear to the viewer, to the people involved, it's a matter of life and death. comedy is no laughing matter.”
“there’s an inner kid to john on the set that’s just so excited about playing a ‘star wars’ character and thinks it’s really, really cool. that shines through on-screen like a laser.” - rian johnson on working with john boyega
“i really wanted to do an irish film, work with an irish director on an irish story—something that was authentic and really told a different story compared to the ones we’ve heard about ireland so far.” -saoirse ronan, pictured here with domhnall gleeson, on “brooklyn”
Liza minnelli pictured here in her oscar-winning role as sally bowles in "cabaret." minnelli had auditioned for the role of bowles in the original broadway musical, but did not get the part. years later, when reflecting on her audition, she said "i knew i’d get the movie for some reason. i remember saying to myself, “that’s all right, i’ll do the film.”"