” It’s rare in Hollywood to get the chance to work on something that you actually care about. The tragedy of the place is all these talented people trying to get excited about stuff they themselves would only view at gunpoint. “


” At the beginning, everything’s possible and everybody gets equal time, all the characters, all the ideas. You don’t know who’s going to be the main characters, they’re all fighting it out. It’s like kind of the best time in a way. “


” When I was seven and told my mom, ‘I’m gonna be a writer,’ she said, ‘Oh, that’s a terrible idea. You’ll live in misery and die teaching other people’s children badly.’ My parents wanted the safer path for me, and I think they failed miserably achieving that. “


” Life serves up satire. Unfortunately. Or fortunately. I don’t know. You have to reel it in to drama. “


” The movie business has been in enormous flux. It’s always changing, and you’ve got to scramble. The Internet came along and devoured the DVD backend of the movie business. Suddenly you’re watching dollars turn into nickels, and that’s interesting to me. “


” The average development time for a Hollywood movie is nine years. Nine years for a studio film. And a lot of what you do is abstract. “


” More attention and thought goes into naming a character in ‘Call Of Duty’ than all the work that can go into certain movies. Blood and sweat and tears go into figuring out the names because they are so important. The call signs say a lot about you. The brotherhood that’s evoked by the name is quite profound. “



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