Richard D. Zanuck
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Richard D. Zanuck
When you’re doing a film, it’s your film and it’s, you know, your blood and – is in it along with everybody else’s, and it’s…
‘Portnoy’s Complaint’ was very far out there, and movies have always worked when you have either a funny situation between two or more people or…
It wasn’t easy once I started running 20th Century Fox. There were a lot of eyebrows raised, and it wasn’t easy, that transition, because, you…
In the studios days, the public’s perception of movie stars was much different, because the stars were so much less exposed. This made them seem…
I was practically born and raised at 20th Century Fox studio, started to work there selling papers when I was around seven years old, and…
I think the executives at the studios today realize that it’s easier and safer to go the – to some known territory which is a…
Everything’s changed. The technology is the big thing changing now, the way movies like ‘Alice’ or ‘Avatar’ are made. And technology on the other side,…
It would have been impossible to get ‘The Verdict’ off the ground without Paul Newman obviously, but today without any star, kind of a dramatic…
‘The Sound of Music’ did more damage to the industry than any other picture. Everyone tried to copy it. We were the biggest offenders.
These last few years, working with Tim Burton, it’s been the best time I’ve ever had.
The technology is really where all of the changes have taken place, but the fundamentals of a good story being the basis of every good…
A lot of athletes have star quality, but they just can’t perform in front of a camera. So no matter how good-looking you are, no…
I had a tough time 12 years ago getting ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ off the ground. Today, it would be impossible.
These days, right now, these are the good old days. I’ve always approached it that way. That’s why I’m still working. I’m not the guy…
Star quality is one of the most difficult things to describe. It emanates from the person, and he may not even understand it himself. It’s…
I think we simply all like to project ourselves into somebody else – somebody who is better-looking, richer, smarter. It’s comforting. It’s escapism, and that,…
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