Comedy is second nature for me.
Romeo Must Die was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor.
There isn’t a switch that I turn on. I’m an actor. This is what I do.
They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun.
You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he’ll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he’s coming from because he says rappers can’t act.
Some of these guys… I’ve worked with Ice Cube, I think he’s an immensely talented rapper and actor.
If they respect the craft and what we’re doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don’t care what you do as your side job or as your day job.
It’s a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It’s a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we’re going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece.
Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That’s the only fight I’m in.
Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it.
I’m not a comedian. I’m an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion.
If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I’m on your team.
You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have.
Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.
Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn’t want to do.