Yes, I Did Say That!

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A look at who's saying what in entertainment

I told Judd  Apatow about the idea, and he was like: 'Great! Just start writing.' So we bought a 'how to write a screenplay' book. I went to her house the first day, and she had chips and carrots,
and we had our book."
-- Kristen Wiig
On co-writing her first film (which made $26 million its opening weekend), Bridesmaids, with Annie Mumolo.

"I can't think of a single thing that my friend Ben Silverman deserves an award for. … I mean, it could be for the eyebrows that only an insect would love; it could be for his laugh -- it's one I would use to break a hostage-taker; or it could be for his most unnecessary use of exclamation points in an e-mail!"
-- Jason Bateman
The actor, on presenting the Electus chief an award at the 63rd Israel Independence Day celebration.

"Network television has to be the Bruce Springsteen, while cable can be Patti Smith."
-- Bruno Heller
The Mentalist's executive producer on programming differences.

"I told my agents that I wasn't going to play pussies anymore. I was tired of playing, 'Oh, boo-hoo -- I was in love, but oh, boo-hoo-hoo.' … I wanted to play men instead of boys."
-- Tom Hanks
On transitioning from romantic comedies to more serious films like Philadelphia and the upcoming Larry Crowne.

"TV has always been social. It's just never been this social. … Family Guy has more Facebook fans than Justin Bieber."
-- Peter Rice
The Fox chairman discussing the network's social media strategies during its upfront presentation.

"He wants to focus on the making of, not the selling of the real estate. It is an odd thing for an artist to sculpt something and then be a salesman."
-- Brad Pitt
On his The Tree of Life director, Terrence Malick, not attending the film's premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

"Wireless is worthless if you're hitless. They need us. They need us in the system."
-- Leslie Moonves
The CBS Corp. president and CEO on the relationship between content providers and technology companies.

"Only good news about #theChicagoCode cancellation: Now I have time to guest star on the season finale of The Office with everyone else."
-- Shawn Ryan
The show's writer tweeting after Fox announced that The Chicago Code will not be returning in the fall.

"I came in, and I was Mae West for a while. I was doing Southern, I was doing British. … Finally, they said, 'Please just stop doing those horrible voices.' "
-- Angelina Jolie
On not liking the sound of her own voice and trying to change it for her character in Kung Fu Panda.

"I've been asked to say, 'Gwyneth Paltrow, if you're listening, THEY'LL call YOU.' "
-- Seth Meyers
Joking about casting for NBC's new Glee-esque show, Smash.

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