Sound Bite: Jack Black *RC Round Up
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Sound Bite: Jack Black – has he ever witnessed that kind of behavior of the characters on set
Yeah of course. I mean that’s the fun thing about this movie for me is that uh I recognize all of those jokes about the pampered actor from personal experience you know and uh yeah I think that uh I think that everyone who sees the movie’s gonna be laughing but also not really believe that it’s not really like that on a movie set is it? And the answer’s well yes it is.
Sound Bite: Jack Black – how does he respond to the offering of pampering to him as an actor
Yeah… well at first you think this is absurd, why are they giving me all these things? I don’t need all of this. Well actually as long as it’s here could you move it over to there, and then you start to get used to it and before you know it you’re just a full-blown monster diva.
Sound Bite: Jack Black – what was it like to work with Downey
Uh Robert you know gives an incredible performance and um he uh was just making me laugh so much on the set. It’s uh it’s a thing to behold because we’re seeing his kind of coming out party as a comedian. He’s coming out of the drama closet and coming into the comedian’s closet. (talks) Hahaha um I mean in real life. No he’s done comedies before, but this one is like (talks) yeah it’s uh, it’s such a good comedic performance I think we’re gonna actually have to sign him up as a member of the frat pack, and we haven’t added a member for uh over 10 years so it’s a big deal.
Sound Bite: Jack Black – Stiller as director
I mean, the proof is in the pudding. Ultimately Ben is a great director because this movie came out so great, you know. Um and uh I think what makes him great is his attention to detail, he’s got laser focus. (talks) Laser focus is a thing that you look at something and like a lot of people who look at a thing go yeah, this scene looks great, let’s shoot it just like this. But if you have laser focus you go, nope, what’s that? What’s that? And what’s that performance? Everything is lasered and you know he uh he just cares so much about the product, you know and making it fantastic, yeah. (talks) Yeah he’s to the point but he’s also like uh he’s no stone left unturned. It’s like really, isn’t that a tiny thing? Do we really have to focus on that? But it makes a difference all the little things.
Sound Bite: Jack Black – on Tom Cruise
Yeah. Uh you know, Tom Cruise is amazing. He’s a great actor, and uh he’s brought to this character what he brings to all his characters and that’s uh that’s something people usually think that these comedic performances are uh as challenging as dramatic ones but you see when a great dramatic actor comes in and uh cranks out a delicious good comedic performance you know that it’s great because they put all that work into it just like they do their other roles.
Description: "Tropic Thunder" Junket Jack Black Interview HRN-2530
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