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 cry, like, three times a day. It would be rare for me not to cry in a movie at one point or another." Oscars Best Actress favourite Emma Stone is all about emotion.
Quote: "I love the kitchens. How do these women have these kitchens? We don't know but we don't ask, because it looks breezy and like life is wonderful." Emma Stone is obsessed with the homes of characters in writer/director Nancy Meyers' movies like The Holiday, The Parent Trap, What Women Want, and Something's Gotta Give.
Quote: "Thank you so much to my fellow actors in the Screen Actors Guild for this incredible recognition. I am so honoured to be in a category with women whose work I have such deep admiration for. Playing an actor in La La Land, stumbling, doubting, and working toward her dreams was a deeply meaningful (and complicated and joyous and crazy) experience. This nomination truly means the world to me. Thank you." Emma Stone celebrates her Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture for La La Land.
Fact: La La Land will be honoured with the Best Ensemble Acting Award at The Capri Hollywood International Film Festival next year (17). The film, which stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, will be feted with the accolade on 1 January (17). The movie, which will hit theatres on 9 December (16), has been the recipient of a string of honours, including the Toronto International Film Festival People's Choice Award. It is also considered an early Oscar contender.
Quote: "I weirdly like karaoke so much less now. I'm like, I don't think anyone needs to hear me get up and sing in a karaoke room... The karaoke experience has lost a little luster after all (that)." Actress Emma Stone is no longer as big a fan of karaoke after singing and dancing her way through new movie musical La La Land.
Quote: "People would look up at me and look back at their paper and not look at me again. I remember feeling very insignificant. I would almost rather you yell at me." Emma Stone on her worst auditions.
Fact: Emma Stone is in talks to play Cruella de Vil in an upcoming live-action origin movie about the Disney villain. The character made her debut in 1961's animated classic 101 Dalmatians, when she was voiced by Betty Lou Gerson, and she has also been portrayed on the big screen by Glenn Close in 1996's 101 Dalmatians and 2000's 102 Dalmatians.
Fact: British superstar Adele enjoyed a girls' night out on Monday (23Nov15) when she joined actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone for dinner in New York City. The trio was photographed arriving separately for the meal at Cosme Mexican restaurant following the Hello singer's taped appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Fact: Actress Emma Stone is working with top choreographer Mandy Moore to perfect her tap dancing moves for a new musical role in La La Land.
Quote: "It's beyond excellent. It's the best thing you've ever seen... It's very addictive... When we did the Spider-Man premiere in Seoul, Korea we were onstage with a band called 2NE1... I like a song called I Am the Best... Girls Generation, that's another one I really like..." Actress Emma Stone is obsessed with South Korea's K-Pop music phenomenon.
Quote: "It’s terrifying. He doesn’t do table reads or any rehearsal. You can’t even ask questions about your character, because he’ll be like, 'You know this is a movie, right?'" Emma Stone on working with director Woody Allen.
Quote: "The script was really funny. It just didn’t feel like the right time for me. A franchise is a big commitment - it’s a whole thing. I think maybe I need a minute before I dive back into that water." Emma Stone on turning down the chance to become one of the new Ghostbusters.
Quote: "He is such a poet. But that's the way he writes in general. So I hear it and of course my heart swells up. And I also know that he writes things like that on a daily basis... What a guy. He is a real Wordsworth." Emma Stone is still fond of her rumoured ex, Andrew Garfield.
Quote: "I was always conscious that life was finite and was interested in gloomy things like death and ghosts and cemeteries. I was just a really crazy child. When you are aware you will die one day you appreciate life all the more and really live it to the fullest." Birdman star Emma Stone was aware of her mortality from a young age.
Quote: "Meryl Streep came last week and my voice was gone, and I freaked out about it. But she was so sweet, she was like, 'It's the cocaine!", because my character does cocaine - I don't do cocaine. And I was like, 'Thank you for making the excuse for me!' But when someone like Meryl Streep shows up, it's pretty amazing." Actress Emma Stone loves having stars in the audience during her run as Sally Bowles in Broadway's Cabaret.
Fact: Alan Cumming and Emma Stone's Cabaret charity calendar has raised more than $215,000 (£134,375) for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids organisation. The Good Wife star stripped off for the 2015 calendar based around his Broadway musical Cabaret, while his co-star Stone chose to remain fully-clothed.
Quote: "Well, this is surreal. I am completely knocked out. Thank you to the Academy for this incredible honour. I am very proud and lucky to be a part of Birdman and can't believe it came to this. I am so f**king excited." Emma Stone is thrilled by her Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination.
Quote: "I must like male love stories because my cinematic crush of the moment is the cast of Foxcatcher. Channing Tatum just knifed me in the gut and ran. He slayed me. I don't even know what to do with myself." Emma Stone's boyfriend Andrew Garfield should start getting nervous after his girl admits to a crush on Channing Tatum.
Fact: Emma Stone has extended her Broadway run in Cabaret by two weeks. The Amazing Spider-Man actress will perform as lead female Sally Bowles until 15 February (15) at the Studio 54 theatre in New York.
Quote: "I have no words. I am so incredibly honoured and grateful for this and feel insanely lucky to have had the chance to work with Alejandro (Gonzalez Inarritu, director), Michael (Keaton), Edward (Norton), and the whole cast and crew of the beautiful madness that is Birdman. Now can someone please explain who this 'Meryl Streep' woman is?!" Emma Stone jokes about her competition in the Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture category for the Golden Globes. Birdman picked up seven nods, including Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, when the shortlist was announced on Thursday morning (11Dec14).
Quote: "There was one day on the schedule where I would land from Tokyo in the morning and have enough time to make it to perform in that afternoon’s matinee. It felt like forcing something that wouldn’t fit. But I was telling myself, 'I can do this', and everyone wanted to make it work, and it’s hard to say no when people are being so accommodating. But part of me also thought, 'It’s going to kill me!'" Emma Stone on having to give up the chance to portray Sally Bowles in Cabaret on Broadway in 2012. The role has since come back to her and she'll replace Michelle Williams, who eventually landed the role Stone initially turned down.
Quote: "I'm scared s**tless! But I've wanted to play that part since I was, strangely, nine years old, which is way too young." Actress Emma Stone reveals her upcoming Broadway debut as sexy singer Sally Bowles in hit musical Cabaret is a dream come true.
Quote: "I was standing on... the tall bars and... (the instructor) let go of my ankles and I fell forward and I blocked my fall by (tucking my arms into my chest) and I broke both my arms." Actress Emma Stone gave up on her gymnastics dreams as a child after breaking both her arms while trying to perform a stunt.
Quote: "There's a long family history with quarters (25 cent coins). My grandfather leaves quarters. And it's just amazing. It's him! It's absolutely him." Actress Emma Stone is convinced her late grandfather, who she has never met, is trying to contact her from beyond the grave by leaving her loose change.
Fact: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Emma Stone is to reteam with moviemaker Woody Allen for the follow-up to his most recent film Magic In The Moonlight. The actress has signed on to make back-to-back Allen films and will star opposite Joaquin Phoenix in the director's untitled new film. Magic in the Moonlight, which also features Colin Firth and Marcia Gay Harden, will be released later this year (14).
Quote: "I actually don't think I have given back in the way I really want to. To not just be talking about a movie, but to be talking about something that is so incredibly life changing and meaningful and to be able to bring attention to something that is doing something so wonderful for the world that needs support, that makes so much of this worth it." Actress Emma Stone hopes to use her celebrity to benefit charity causes.
Quote: "It's like a dream to work with him. He's obviously one of the greatest actors, I think, we have alive today and he's just a remarkable human being. I love him very much." Actress Emma Stone gushes about working with her boyfriend Andrew Garfield on The Amazing Spider-Man movies.
Quote: "I think I've learned a lot by being around him. And, you know, he is an incredibly important person to me." Actress Emma Stone gushes about her The Amazing Spider-Man co-star and real-life boyfriend Andrew Garfield.
Quote: "I like so much about Andrew, I wouldn't even know where to start. He's the best-prepared actor I have ever worked with and can completely transform himself for a role. That alone fascinates and inspires me completely. I learn a lot from him!" Actress Emma Stone gushes over her boyfriend and The Amazing Spider-Man co-star Andrew Garfield.
Quote: "He's a classic man... He just came and did this Cameron Crowe movie in Hawaii that we shot in the fall and he lived a few houses down from me... He's just the most generous man... He would give me lots of Maui onion potato chips and he'd made me coffee, he got me an umbrella hat... because I'm fair and he was worried about the sun." Actress Emma Stone is smitten by new pal Bill Murray.
Quote: "He's like the best... He hypes up everything... He beatboxes the entire time and makes everybody dance... It's the greatest... He makes everything fun... Everybody loves him. He's talented at everything." Emma Stone is impressed by The Amazing Spider-Man 2 co-star Jamie Foxx's high energy at press conferences promoting the film.
Quote: "My name was taken at the Screen Actors Guild by one of the girls on Australian's Next Top Model when I was 16... It's close to my real name and... when I was in second grade I did ask the teacher on the first day of school to call me Emma because I always wanted to be Baby Spice (Emma Bunton)." Actress Emma Stone on why she changed her name for professional purposes. Her birth name is Emily Stone.
Fact: Actress Emma Stone's Spice Girls obsession is so great she can forge the band members' autographs. The Amazing Spider-Man star, who grew up worshipping the 90's girl group, showed off her odd skills during an appearance on U.S. late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday (03Apr14). Stone said, "Why am I doing this...? Do you think they're gonna be creeped out that I know their signatures this well."
Quote: "Olive oil - I slather it on my face and body all the time." Actress Emma Stone has an easy natural remedy for soft skin.
Fact: Mia Wasikowska has reportedly emerged as the favourite to step in and replace Emma Stone in horror movie Crimson Peak. The Amazing Spider-Man star quit director Guillermo Del Toro's haunted house film last month (May13), and now the Alice in Wonderland actress is in talks to join Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch and Charlie Hunnam in the creepy movie, which is set to start filming early next year (14).
Quote: "I really miss my friends in L.A. a lot and the weather. But my lifestyle is really different in New York. People there work in lots of different industries, whereas in L.A., everyone is kind of related to entertainment - you know what you're going to get if you go to that city." Actress Emma Stone feels happy with her decision to move cross-country from sunny Los Angeles to New York City.
Quote: "I was kind of born to have a 10-year-old boy's body. For years I was like, 'Please let me grow some kind of curvature!' But I didn't. I've kind of given up the ghost on that one. It's not happening." Actress Emma Stone was once desperate for womanly curves.
Fact: Actresses Emma Stone, Allison Williams, Liv Tyler and Christina Ricci stepped out on Tuesday (13Nov12) to honour designers at the 2012 Cfda/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York City. Stone handed one of the evening's top prizes to up-and-coming designer Greg Chait.
Quote: "We spend hours talking on the phone about life and love, but never business. She doesn't give advice - she asks you a dozen questions about your problem so you end up figuring it out on your own. She's like a therapist and she doesn't even charge." Taylor Swift talks through her troubles with her actress pal Emma Stone.
Quote: "Apparently he'll walk up behind people in New York and put his hands over their eyes, and when they turn around he'll say, 'No one will ever believe you,' and walk away." Actress Emma Stone shares a rumour she has heard about Bill Murray.
Fact: Actor Andrew Garfield celebrated his 29th birthday on a Malibu, California beach with his girlfriend Emma Stone on Tuesday (21Aug12). The couple, which was snapped by x17online.com sharing several kisses, played volleyball with a few pals, enjoyed a dip in the ocean and later dined at sushi hotspot Nobu, with Stone letting her T-shirt do the talking - her top read, 'Happy F**King Birthday".
Fact: The Amazing Spider-man actor Andrew Garfield was ticketed for speeding on Friday (17Aug12) after he was caught racing through Malibu, California with his film co-star and real-life girlfriend Emma Stone. The Brit was cited for the traffic offence and allowed to continue on his journey, reports Tmz.com.
Fact: Actresses Emma Stone and Lucy Liu are set to voice virtual characters in new video game Sleeping Dogs, due out in August (12). Also slated to add their vocal talents to the project, which features a series of fast-paced, challenging vehicle chases, gunplay and martial arts combat, are Tom Wilkinson and Die Another Day star Will Yun Lee.
Quote: "It affects me and I think about it, but there are years' worth of comics and so many different versions, so you just hope for the best and try to sleep at night." Emma Stone tries not to take criticism of her role in The Amazing Spider-man to heart.
Quote: "I wanted platform shoes and crop tops and I wanted to dress like the Spice Girls... I had bell-bottoms, a lot of peace signs; I cut bangs like Baby Spice because I had blond hair. I wanted to be Baby Spice." The Help star Emma Stone on her obsession with the Spice Girls.
Quote: "I went as her for Halloween a couple of years ago. I was just like, 'I want to wear this every day'. It's so good." Actress Emma Stone loves Diane Keaton's look in Woody Allen film Annie Hall.
Quote: "I am a cryer. I cry very easily. That was one of those moments when the video came on and the second I saw Steve's face at the beginning, I just started weeping. And then Jim Carrey came on and I went absolutely ballistic. Pretty much everyone just made me cry, in succession." Actress Emma Stone was moved to tears by the funny tributes made by friends and former co-stars Steve Carrell, Jim Carrey, Mila Kunis and Octavia Spencer at the MTV Video Music Awards last Sunday (03Jun12), when she was presented with the inaugural Trailblazer Award.
Fact: The Help star Emma Stone is to play a stalker superfan in the series finale of hit kids show iCARLY. iCarly wraps its five-season run on Nickelodeon in November (12).
Quote: "If any kids get an action figure of me and act like I did with action figures then it's going to be a highly inappropriate situation." Actress Emma Stone is hoping Spider-Man fans show restraint if her Gwen Stacy action figure is ever released.
Quote: "I moved to L.A. eight years ago this week with my mom, who's right there, and it is so insane to be standing up here right now." Emma Stone on landing Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress prizes at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (11Jan12).
Fact: Emma Stone, Nick Cannon, and funnyman Andy Samberg are set to guest-star on an upcoming episode of hit comedy 30 Rock. The trio will appear in a faux movie trailer for Martin Luther King Day, a play on the celebrity-packed film New Year's Eve. The show will air in the U.S. on 26 January (12).
Quote: "I don't ever think that I should be political. I don't think I ever need to extend those viewpoints. That is so personal. And everyone should be making their own decisions, and I don't need to influence anyone." Emma Stone has no plans to express her political views.
Quote: "I get addicted to the internet. I have a Twitter account. I look at it a lot, but I don't 'Tweet'. I'd be terrified that I'd say something and never be able to live it down." Emma Stone tries to take a step back from social networking sites.
Quote: "My dad would kill me if I posed naked. He wouldn't speak to me again and I really love my dad." Actress Emma Stone refuses to strip for saucy film scenes.
Quote: "Andrew is one of the most giving actors I've ever worked with. If I needed to get to a place of love or sadness in a scene, he'd leave messages on my phone to replay, or slip in lines off camera for a different reaction than what was scripted. He gave me so much to react to." Actress Emma Stone is grateful to have been cast opposite Andrew Garfield in their new movie The Amazing Spider-man.
Quote: "I had a huge crush on Leonardo DiCaprio in his Titanic and Romeo & Juliet time. I really thought it was so cool. Then as time goes on and you get a little closer to those people or you meet those people, you go, 'Oh everybody is completely normal all the time and every human being is exactly alike'. Now, everything feels different." Actress Emma Stone is disappointed when she meets her idols.
Quote: "I was like, 'Boy, I'm strapping myself to this monster because I could get another three movies out of this deal... but every time I open my mouth about this movie I get in trouble, so I'm not gonna tell you anything." Denis Leary on playing Emma Stone's father in the new Spider-Man movie.
Quote: "Well, growing up, if your last name is Stone, everyone calls you 'Stoner'. No matter what you do. (Even if you don't smoke marijuana), still a 'Stoner'! Stoney Baloney. I get, Stonewall Jackson..." Actress Emma Stone had a lot of nicknames during her youth.
Quote: "My Twitter name is StonenOBrien... And I've tweeted twice because it makes me a little bit paranoid... There's just so many acronyms! It is really fun, but I get really nervous. (I think), 'Everyone's gonna read my thoughts!'" Easy A star Emma Stone is still trying to get used to the social networking craze.
Quote: "When I went in, my voice was completely gone. So when we read the scene, I was just kind of mouthing it." Actress Emma Stone feared she had botched her chance to star in new romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Quote: "After one of our scenes, the directors said, 'This is feeling a little goofy. Let's try this with a kiss at the end.' And I thought, 'Holy s**t! I've never kissed on-camera before. What do I have to do? I didn't take that class in college.'" Singer/actor Josh Groban was wracked with nerves during a romantic scene with Emma Stone in new movie Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Quote: "She was talking to them about their kids, which was really interesting and funny... And she was like, 'You guys must be so tired.' Then she was leaning over me to Angelina Jolie. And Angelina's like, 'Yeah, you know, with all these kids...'" Actress Emma Stone was suitably embarrassed when her mum got a little too chatty with superstar couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the 2011 Golden Globes.
Quote: "My dad's whole philosophy, my mum's too, is start with the reins out, and if you do something that should break the trust, then the reins come in - instead of starting the reins in and letting them out - which is awful because it turned me into Pinocchio. That's the only thing that bugged me about it - I can't lie." Easy A actress Emma Stone blames her relaxed upbringing for her inability to tell tales.
Quote: "I did Superbad in what would have been my senior year. I was playing a senior, and, had I graduated, I would've missed that opportunity, and had I missed that opportunity I wouldn't be here right now." Actress Emma Stone has no regrets about dropping out of high school at 15 to pursue her Hollywood dreams.
Quote: "I could hear that, in the other room, a girl had just gone in and they were saying, 'You are our pick... On a scale of one to 10, you’re an 11. I went home and just had this meltdown." Actress Emma Stone on losing the role of a cheerleader with special powers to Hayden Panettiere in Heroes.
Quote: "I sucked my thumb until I was 11, so I had this (palatal) expander in. I was a good-looking kid. I never felt dorky. I was just like, 'Yup, these are my braces. I've had them forever.'" Easy A actress Emma Stone needed dental work after struggling to grow out of her childhood habit.
Quote: "It's so funny how different life could have been. I went to so many auditions. I remember my audition for Heroes. I went in right after Hayden Panettiere... It feels like it just happened." Actress Emma Stone tried out for the hit sci-fi TV show.
Quote: "I was born blonde, but this is my first time dying it back since I was 15." Actress Emma Stone on going blonde for her role as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man.
Quote: "My mum was with me... she was saying things like, 'Do you have kids?'... I was like, 'Mum, you know they have kids. It's Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. You are aware they have kids.'" Actress Emma Stone was embarrassed by her mother after mingling with Hollywood A-listers at the 2011 Golden Globes.
Quote: “You’re a human being, you live once and life is wonderful, so eat the damn red velvet cupcake.” Actress Emma Stone doesn't feel pressure to be thin in Hollywood.
Quote: "I can do sign language. I thought it would be fun to learn." Actress Emma Stone reveals a hidden talent.
Quote: "She’s incredibly talented and kind of fun to hang around with. I’m really so happy that she’s doing it. She’s awesome." Actor Andrew Garfield coos about his Spider-Man love interest Emma Stone.
Fact: Funnyman/actor Denis Leary is in talks to play police Capt. George Stacy, the father of Emma Stone's character, in the upcoming Spider-Man prequel. British actor Andrew Garfield will play the web-slinger in the blockbuster and Martin Sheen, Sally Field and Rhys Ifans are also rumoured to be onboard.
Quote: "We met at a Young Hollywood awards a couple of years ago, and we've stayed in touch ever since and got closer. It's not hard to spend time hanging out with her. I mean she has security and stuff so you can't really walk close to her when you're out so usually we just stay in together." Actress Emma Stone on her friendship with singer Taylor Swift.
Quote: "I used to do Facebook but you get a little too wrapped up in that stuff. It's more distracting than anything so I don't any more. I left it behind. I detoxed!" Actress Emma Stone has turned her back on the social networking site.
Fact: Actress Emma Stone has found the perfect gift for her 20-year-old brother - she's taking him to the MTV Video Music Awards as her date. Stone will present Linkin Park at the event on Sunday night (12Sep10).
Quote: "I thought it was super cool. I was like, 'This is the greatest thing ever!' But a lot of people are like, 'Really? You designed websites when you were 12?' And I'm like, 'Yeah! That's all I did!'" Actress and technology junkie Emma Stone defends her past as a website designer.