Doug Liman Quotes

Doug Liman Quotes: In particular, I'm drawn to the stories that have big, high concepts and real characters at their heart. And I love where those two worlds meet, and 'Edge of Tomorrow' is the perfect canvas to explore that.
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Doug Liman Quote: Casting is everything. I put a huge amount of work into casting, and consistently across my career, I am most proud of my bold choices I made in casting.
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Quotes about Doug Liman: I'm a character-driven director, and I tend to fall in love with the characters in my movies and TV shows.
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Quote about Doug Liman: I think making a great action movie is one of the hardest cinematic endeavors. By definition, smart characters avoid action. Smart people don't go down dark alleys, but if you're making an action movie and you want to have an action sequence, somehow you have to get that character into that dangerous situation.
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Doug Liman Sayings: I started my career wanting to make a 'James Bond' movie, and I couldn't get hired! I made 'The Bourne Identity,' and ultimately the impact of that film was that it changed the 'James Bond' franchise.
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Doug Liman Saying: In the real world, if you're in a car chase, you're going to hit a million things and your car is going to end up a total wreck by the end.
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Sayings about Doug Liman: At the end of the day, it's still a show about guys who ride extremely fast motorcycles for a living,
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Saying about Doug Liman: Once I'm in the editing room, forget about what I intended to shoot. I take a cold, hard look at what I really did shoot, and then I edit that because, if you try to edit what you intended and you missed somewhere, that will show up.
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Doug Liman Quotes: If I'm not in love with the script, there's nothing. It doesn't matter what you give me. It has to start with the script.
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Doug Liman Quote: TV is a safe place to develop real characters.
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Quotes about Doug Liman: The beating heart of your story that's not what shows up in a trailer. The other stuff is what shows up in a trailer, because that's what gets people in to the seats, and that's how studios make their money.
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Quote about Doug Liman: The thing about TV is it's a meritocracy. I love that aspect of it - and I've had shows that have gone on the air and been canceled. I've seen the good and the bad of it.
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Doug Liman Sayings: It's no secret that my process is a little bit loose and can be a little bit infuriating to a studio if they don't know what they're signing up for.
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