Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx – on movie being entertaining
What did you expect Mike ? (talks) Right, that’s true, that’s true, a lot of people think that’s its just going to be this heavy thing and maybe uh like maybe sort of like a documentary or rehashing 9/11 and its not, it’s entertaining and it happens to be, this is the beauty of it, here’s Michael Mann Kingdom, Michael Mann’s Kingdom uh set in something real. Peter Berg who is protégé allows it to be entertaining because that’s his flare as a director so it’s a beautiful thing to be sort of in a good pocket, myself and Jennifer Garner and Jason Bateman we get a chance to flex our dramatic muscle and at the same time be entertained I mean funny things, funny parts that uh which you have to give credit to Peter Berg say this right here, say that right here I’ll make it work.
Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx – On jokes in serious movie
Yeah because I, in meeting some of the federal agents is like you know although were doing a serious job you know we’re still people, we’re still human, we got to laugh to keep from crying.
Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx - on the political backdrop
And with this on I think what’s genius about Peter Berg and Michael Mann is that fact that they showed people that were Islamic or studying Islam or Muslim in there habitat with there family how they are is just human beings when you see that montage of them just sharing and that’s what beautiful, that almost gives you a window to something that you probably haven’t seen on TV.
Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx – On filming in Dubai
We shot in Abu Dhabi in Dubai yeah (talks) Its beautiful and that’s why I wish we could get a huge bus uh with wings and just take everybody and just switch for a minute and just see people in the elements, Sadie Arabia is a beautiful place, they really took care of us uh I mean top notch, I mean a lot of money you know a lot of money over there and like I said they showed us a great time, great food, the palace itself is something to marvel Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand square kilometers of palace and to see them and to see the joy on there faces, to see, we were making a movie that was very controversial but they watched it and said we love it and we understand it and we get it and that was when you knew things were going the right way
Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx – on getting recognized
Yeah they have sat—now let me tell you there’s a billion satellites over there, they are watching you right now, they can see you cause, its sat—its just, its stuff going to old ones too, that whole thing so they knew exactly who you were. (talks) a lot of camera phones, Jamie, Jamie, Jamie (talks) no camera phones, like a thousand camera phones out but it was fun.
Sound Bite: Jamie Foxx – On Jason Bateman
And Teen Wolf Two (talks) Teen Wolf, (why are we laughing?) You’re not a real Jason Bateman fan you got to go get Teen Wolf Two (talks) You gotta get that, you see him next time you say (talks) no he was playing 16, he played 16, you know he’s 52, he’s fucking the fountain of youth, this dude is incredible.
Description: HRN-1506 The Kingdom Jamie Foxx
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