“Effectively, ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ didn’t work, and ‘Ghost Rider’ didn’t actually promote tickets. And ‘Drive Offended’, that simply got here and went.’”
“Once I was doing 4 motion pictures a 12 months, again to again to again, I nonetheless needed to discover one thing in them to have the ability to give it my all,” he stated. “They didn’t work, all of them. A few of them have been terrific, like Mandy, however a few of them didn’t work. However I by no means phoned it in. So if there was a false impression, it was that. That I used to be simply doing it and never caring. I used to be caring.”
Fortuitously, his newest function in The Insufferable Weight of Large Expertise.has allowed him to retire his money owed. However that doesn’t imply he’ll return to larger funds options.
“I take pleasure in making motion pictures like ‘Pig’ and ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ greater than I take pleasure in making motion pictures like Nationwide Treasure,’” he stated. “Once I speak about fair-weather buddies in Hollywood, I’m not speaking about [National Treasure producer] Jerry Bruckheimer. I’m speaking about Disney. They’re like an ocean liner. As soon as they go in a sure route, you’ve received to get one million tugboats to attempt to swivel it again round.”