Quote: "We've written a script. The studio loves it and the cast have all read it and love it. Ruben (Fleischer) wants to direct it. It's now just about making the deals and all the numbers work - and that's above our pay grade. We're hoping it all comes together - and everyone involved wants it to, so that's always a good sign. You know, all the actors are obviously a lot more expensive than they were..." Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are keeping their fingers crossed for a planned sequel to their hit 2009 horror comedy, which starred new Oscar winner Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Abigail Breslin.
Quote: "I'm a mentor to Han, but I'm also a bit of a criminal. I don't think I'll have a lot of make-up or anything. We'll see how that look develops. I'm meeting with those guys, the hair and make-up and stunts and everything. We'll just have a little discussion about that." Woody Harrelson sheds a little light on his role as Han Solo's mentor in an upcoming Star Wars spin-off.
Fact: Woody Harrelson chose to go for a relaxed outfit at The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 photocall in Paris on Monday (09Nov15) by wearing a cosy pyjama set. The laid-back actor donned a long-sleeved shirt, plaid flannel pants and socks without shoes as he posed for pictures with his dressed-up castmates, including Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth. The cast is currently on a tour of European cities as they debut the final instalment of the blockbuster film franchise.
Fact: Woody Harrelson has signed on to play a villain in the next PLANET OF THE APES film, according to reports. The White Men Can't Jump star is rumoured to have landed a character called The Colonel in the latest Apes film.
Fact: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson shocked the audience on Saturday Night Live on Saturday (15Nov14) when they made a surprise appearance on the U.S. sketch show during their The Hunger Games co-star Woody Harrelson's opening monologue. The actors joined guest host Harrelson as he sang a parody of Taylor Swift's Blank Space about his marijuana-addled, fading memory.
Quote: "Our director Francis Lawrence allows us freedom to have fun; there's lots of in-jokes and games. Recently I was filming quite an emotional scene and trying to get into the zone, but every time I started running, Woody Harrelson would stick out his foot and try to trip me up." Sam Claflin had trouble getting into character as his The Hunger Games co-star Woody Harrelson was so mischievous on set.
Fact: Woody Harrelson left the cast and crew of Tv comedy Cheers waiting for hours when he flew to Germany on a whim to watch the Berlin Wall come down in 1989.
Fact: Woody Harrelson will return to New York next month (Jul12) to begin previews for Bullet for Adolf, a new Off Broadway play he's directing. The actor turned playwright to collaborate with his pal Frankie Hyman, and the dark comedy, inspired by their former careers as construction workers in Houston, Texas, will be shown at the New World Stages from 19 July to 9 September (12).
Quote: "I was on my bus and on my bus I have a yoga swing. Jennifer comes on, and she goes, 'Hi, Woody, I'm J - is that a sex swing?' (That was) her first sentence to me." Woody Harrelson on meeting his The Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence.
Quote: "I've been an incredible example to my kids of what not to do." Woody Harrelson hopes his children take stock of his former hellraising ways.
Quote: "He plays basketball like he lives his life - he just gives it the whole hog. We were on different teams, and it was quite a contest... I'd much rather prefer him to be on my side. I don't want him as an adversary." Actor Woody Harrelson on his The Hunger Games co-star Josh Hutcherson's basketball skills.
Quote: "They are the best thing going. The oldest has just gone off to college. It was one of the single most difficult experiences of my life when it was time to separate and she walked off to the dorm and we drove away. I bawled my eyes out." Woody Harrelson felt emotional when he waved his eldest daughter off to university.
Quote: "Woody is a middle brother and deeply, deeply competitive. Most vegans don't look all that healthy to me, but he is in amazing shape - he still looks like a kid - and he will turn a friendly game of Ping-Pong into a four-hour death match because he wants to win." Willie Nelson on his longtime pal actor Woody Harrelson.
Quote: "He's one of the five funniest people I know, right up there with Owen Wilson and Dave Matthews... I’m not one who goes for psychotherapy, but if I did, it would be to Steve. He just gets to the core of what’s going on." Woody Harrelson on actor pal Steve Guttenberg.
Fact: Woody Harrelson is the latest star to join the cast of the highly-anticipated The Hunger Games movie. He will play Haymitch Abernathy, a drunken mentor to Katniss Everdeen, to be portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence. Filming is due to kick off this summer (11).
Quote: "I'm not playing Woody!" Ashton Kutcher insists he'd never take on Woody Harrelson's role in a remake of Indecent Proposal. His wife Demi Moore starred opposite Harrelson in the saucy 1993 movie.
Fact: Cynthia Nixon, Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube and Steve Buscemi will join Woody Harrelson in a hard-hitting new movie about the Los Angeles Police Rampart scandal in the late 1990s. Harrelson will play a veteran cop caught up in the corruption.
Quote: "Willie actually has a Woody wing from all the gambling we've done. I've surely built a wing on his house, no question." Woody Harrelson feels sure his gambling losses have paid for pal Willie Nelson's guest house extension.
Fact: The Burberry suit Woody Harrelson wore to the Oscars was made from hemp.
Quote: "It's really an understatement to call her my better half. She's the greatest woman I've ever met and it's an honour to be your husband." Woody Harrelson heaps praise on his wife Laura Louie in his Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech at the Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles on Friday night (05Mar10).
Quote: "He looked me in the eye three times over the course of our two-hour dinner... and he told me he was going to cry for real on film for the first time in his career." Moviemaker Oren Moverman on his tense first chat with Woody Harrelson before the actor was cast in new movie The Messenger.
Quote: "I liked it. I thought it was pretty amazing, those guys were amazing. Those guys don't need good reviews, they can go as long as they want." Woody Harrelson can't understand why Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig's new Broadway play A STEADY RAIN has received less-than-positive reviews.
Quote: "I don't talk on cellphones. The first time I used one I could just feel it. Within a few minutes my brain felt like it needed to explode." Woody Harrelson explains his technophobia.
Quote: "I wish I was better looking, I wish I had more hair, I wish I'd been in Mensa. I always just felt like a bum who ended up coming into some money." Oscar nominee Woody Harrelson is uncomfortable with his achievements.
Quote: "We lived awhile in Costa Rica until I realised some things in the jungle - snakes and frogs - can kill a child." Actor Woody Harrelson on his hunt for the perfect home. He now lives in Maui.
Quote: "We don't have a TV, but we have one of those cheap projectors, and we put a sheet up on the wall. It's like you're in your own theatre." Woody Harrelson has turned his Maui home into a film house.
Quote: "I'd be out there, and it would be scorching hot, so I would take off all of my clothes and garden. And then I would jump in the pool and swim - and I always get in the pool naked... I used to spend a lot of time with Woody Harrelson, and he's not afraid to get naked." Actress Alicia Silverstone credits WOODY HARRELSON with helping her lose her inhibitions.
Quote: "Woody Harrelson and I saw eye to eye on practically nothing. He's a confirmed hippie, and incredibly into organics and health and very sporty. I'm a confirmed meat-eater. My grandparents were pig farmers, so I'm completely besotted by bacon." Emily Mortimer and her co-star Woody Harrelson found friendship despite a culture clash on the set of new movie TRANSSIBERIAN.
Fact: Actors Goldie Hawn, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Hopper, SALMA HAYAK and Edward Norton are all competing for the $1 million (GBP500,000) prize at the Partouche Charity Poker Festival in Cannes, France this weekend (16-18May08).
Quote: "She's not like a delicate girl. She's like a classic broad, in terms of being a beautiful woman, incredibly talented and also able to tell more vulgar jokes than you and drink you under the table." Woody Harrelson on pal Charlize Theron.
Quote: "We've shared some fun times. I don't see him so much now. He has a new boyfriend. I'm kind of upset about that." KELSEY GRAMMAR mourns losing ex-best friend and Cheers co-star Woody Harrelson to his new guy-pal Matthew Mcconaughey.
Quote: "Woody Harrelson and Owen Wilson and I gamble all the time, on dominoes and chess and poker... We wind up, even before the night's over, trading hundred dollar bills. Those are some real fun guys to hang out with." Willie Nelson on his best pals.
Quote: "He hit a low point, and he bounced back beautifully. But I do think he's one of the greatest guys I've ever known." Woody Harrelson on troubled pal Owen Wilson, who allegedly attempted suicide last summer (07).
Quote: "I always fall asleep during shavasana. It's the best rest I get." Woody Harrelson on his penchant for dozing off during yoga classes.
Quote: "I am a good worker, I'm a hard worker, but I'm a world-class slacker." Woody Harrelson explains why he has eight movies coming out in 2008 after taking some time away from Hollywood.
Quote: "He turned up, but he didn't have anything to wear - so I said, 'Why don't you play in your underwear.' As an act of solidarity I played in my underwear as well. So the first time I met Woody Harrelson, we're guarding each other in our underwear." Will Ferrell on his first meeting with SEMI-PRO co-star WOODY HARRELSON.
Quote: "I believe laughter is the best medicine, and the sooner you can start laughing, the better. Woody and Owen and I play dominoes and chess and golf." Country legend Willie Nelson and actor Woody Harrelson are doing their best to help out their troubled Texan friend Owen Wilson, after he attempted suicide last year (07).
Fact: Rapper/actor Xzibit is to star in Oliver Stone's forthcoming Vietnam war drama, PINKVILLE, after landing a role in the all-star cast alongside Bruce Willis, Woody Harrelson and CHANNING TATUM, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Quote: "He would have been much better than Woody." Ted Danson jokes that his current DAMAGES co-star Tate Donovan would have made a better barman than Woody Harrelson on sitcom Cheers, upon hearing the two actors both fought for the role of clueless WOODY BOYD.
Fact: Kristin Scott Thomas was eager to see her future co-star Woody Harrelson perform on his last night in Tennessee Williams' play The Night of the Iguana in London's West End. The pair start shooting THE WALKER, about a gay man who acts as an escort to beautiful women, later this week (begs27MAR06).
Quote: "I've heard he's an affable guy, but the US isn't a democracy any more. It'll be difficult to get rid of his gang on the hill." NATURAL BORN KILLERS star Woody Harrelson worries about PRESIDENT George W Bush's impact on American government.