Alan Arkin on the most shocking thing that's happened to him in Hollywood:
"Gentle, loving kindness."
The reason Matt Damon didn't do a new Bourne movie:
"Because they didn't have a script! I was always open to doing it with Paul Greengrass, the director, but they didn't have the script. A lot of times what happens in these big-budget movies is they'll get a release date, and they'll book everybody's time, and they'll just send you off to a location with no script -- and that's your problem, and you got to figure it out. I didn't want to put myself in that situation again because that takes years off your life. I'd rather have a script and go through it in a sensible way, and even if we throw the script out, there is half a script."
What about fame changed Denzel Washington's life?
"Nothing, 'cause it wasn't like it was an overnight thing. I'm just a working actor. I'm still not famous, as far as I'm concerned. The fame part, other than getting a reservation at a restaurant … I'm just a regular guy."