You just have to trust your instincts and hope that if someone doesn't like your idea, you can prove them wrong in the final process. In the end, you can please some of the people some of the time, but that's about all you can do.
I'm actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're separate from everyone else.
Of course. I'm a very liberal-minded person, and I believe that all kinds of people should live in as much peace and harmony as humanly possible on this planet, regardless of their differences. I have always believed that, I was always taught that as a boy, and that's ingrained in my thinking.
Once I start something, I always finish it. They had been trying to get X-Men made for 30 years and they thought maybe if I got involved, it might actually happen.
In certain places, for whatever reason, just for being Caucasian or having blue eyes, someone might want to cut my head off. For being American, for being anything, for just being myself, someone might want to destroy me. That concept is so terrifying that it constantly bears exploration.
What we call 'evil' doesn't necessarily deserve any kind of respect or understanding, by any means; it just deserves an acknowledgement of its complexity so we can better understand it - so we can help prevent it.
I started making 8mm films when I was 13, so I've been directing for 21 years.
You just happened to catch him on a bad day.
It's one of the largest films Warner Bros. has ever made
Kevin has a unique ability to play humor and villainy
I love filmmaking, and I love the process. And I would rather do nothing else. It's a privilege to be able to paint such big pictures, so to speak.