Only you and you alone can change your situation. Don’t blame it on anything or anyone.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it. As for myself, I’m not really sure who I am. I change every day.
A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules.
To put a lot of hard work and effort into a project or character and for it to be recognised, how can it not be nice?
If we do not act together, we will surely perish.
What I really wanted was to travel and see all the different animals that were on the verge of extinction.
I’ve never known a situation in my career where a terrible script turned into a movie that was out of this world or was a success.
That’s an inspiration for all women to see a woman thinking and moving differently from those around her.
I think everyone has some sort of connection to Gatsby as a character… he’s created himself according to his own emotions and dreams and lifted himself by his bootstraps from a poor kid in the Midwest and created this image that is The Great Gatsby and it’s a truly American story in that regard.
We actually did a lot of takes on this movie [J. Edgar Hoover]. I never left the set wanting more. That’s for sure. I don’t know. This was a very difficult character for me and a lot of the other actors here, and at times we went and did 8 or 9 or 10 takes on a single day.
I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.