Quote: "I gravitate towards horror movies when I have trouble sleeping - I should try to analyse that!" Moviemaker Tim Burton prefers bloodthirsty thoughts to counting sheep when he's trying to drop off at night.
Fact: The Killers recorded a new version of the Raspberries' 1972 tune Go All The Way for Tim Burton's movie Dark Shadows. The revamped song can be heard during the closing credits of the Johnny Depp film.
Quote: "He is very stressed. Directors are. The stress level - it’s a battle.... But... what’s great about working with Tim - when you’re involved with him - is that I get to see that on set, he’s having fun. But if I didn’t get to go on set, I’d think he was suicidal for six months.” Helena Bonham Carter is thankful she gets to work with her partner Tim Burton on the set of his movies.
Quote: "He's become a real soccer fanatic, so he has yellow cards and red cards. I'm always being sent off. It's pretty playful but that's good for me. We do have a laugh!" Helena Bonham Carter's partner Tim Burton has an unusual way of showing when he's annoyed with her behaviour.
Quote: “I want my grave to say 'Dig Here' on it. Hopefully someone will take me up on it. I won’t mind at that stage." Moviemaker Tim Burton jokes about his burial plans.
Quote: "In Paris even if they don't like your film, they talk so well about it! In London the press is just so horrible to me. I didn't want my kids to hear what a terrible artist I was!" Director Tim Burton jokes about why he chose to stage a special touring exhibit of his work in France instead of his adopted home of London. The show, which opens in Paris on Wednesday (07Mar12), originally opened at New York's MoMa museum in 2009 and has been displayed in Los Angeles, Melbourne, Australia and Toronto, Canada.
Fact: Mexican wrestling extravaganza Lucha Future arrives in the U.K. for a series of shows later this month (Jun11) - and Madness frontman Suggs and movie director Tim Burton are rumoured to be among the stars who plan to attend.
Quote: "Genius? Ha! He might be a genius on the film set but the genius part doesn't stretch to picking up his own socks or cleaning the dinner table or throwing away the rubbish." Helena Bonham Carter insists her partner Tim Burton's talents don't stretch to domestic chores.
Quote: "Saying rather bad lines in an ape outfit for 60 days was worth it. That's what I say to my son, 'Your mother met your father when she was an ape'. There's definitely a fairytale aspect to it." Helena Bonham Carter on meeting the father of her children, director Tim Burton, on the set of their movie Planet Of The Apes.
Quote: "I want to hang out with my kids. I don't want them to forget who their dad is. I have worked really hard these past two years. I think I need to recharge my batteries." Director Tim Burton is ready for a rest from filmmaking to concentrate on being a parent.
Quote: "It's good to scare kids a bit if they can handle it. Though it might be strange for him to see his mother with such a large forehead. I've tried to warn him..." Tim Burton thinks his six-year-old son, Billy, will be shocked to see his mum Helena Bonham Carter's transformation in the pair's new film ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "I'm looking forward to seeing my fake nose in the film. I always think I've got a funny face anyway. I watch myself in films and think my face is really weird." Anne Hathaway on playing the White Queen in Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "There's a snoring issue. I talk, he snores. The other thing is, he's an insomniac, so he needs to watch television to get to sleep. I need silence." British actress Helena Bonham Carter on why she lives in a co-joined, but separate house to her long term partner, film director Tim Burton.
Fact: Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway will mix with royalty at the London screening of their new movie ALICE IN WONDERLAND - the new Tim Burton adventure has been chosen as this year's (10) royal premiere and will be attended by Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall.
Quote: "This is a dream come true. After spending my early life watching triple features and 48-hour horror-movie marathons, I'm finally ready for this." Director Tim Burton is delighted to land a place on the jury at this year's (10) Cannes Film Festival in France. He will help decide the winner of the coveted Palme d'Or best film prize when the event takes place from 12-23 May (10).
Fact: Johnny Depp is to co-host a tribute gala in honour of his pal, moviemaker Tim Burton. The actor, who has starred in seven of Burton's films, will join Burton's partner Helena Bonham Carter to helm the star-studded event, which will take place at New York City's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on 17 November (09).
Quote: "I would have loved to don a white floppy rabbit suit, with a big fluffy tail." Michael Sheen is sad he only provided the voiceover for his character in Tim Burton's upcoming adaption of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "The orange-hair thing was very important. I think he was poisoned, very, very poisoned, and it was coming out through his hair, through his fingernails and eyes." Johnny Depp on creating his MAD HATTER character for pal Tim Burton's upcoming ALICE IN WONDERLAND movie.
Quote: "I look at it and think, 'I can't believe I didn't get fired!' He looks like an evil cousin of mine." Johnny Depp on his bizarre new look as The Mad Hatter in pal Tim Burton's new ALICE IN WONDERLAND fantasy movie.
Quote: "I like that it has my name on it. And it keeps me warm and saves energy." Director Tim Burton cuts costs by turning his home's heating down and wearing clothing from snowboarding company Burton.
Quote: "It looks like a nice big Halloween party, which is always good. It seems like all the type of people that nobody liked in school all getting together for a nice big party - a prom for the kids that didn't go to prom." Moviemaker Tim Burton on Saturday night's (18Oct08) Scream Awards in Los Angeles, where he was honoured for his film work.
Quote: "We're not going to do anything dark and spooky that's going to scare the baby. We want a lighter, happier version. If it's a girl, maybe more Alice-based, and if it's a boy, more Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat." Good Charlotte guitarist BILLY MARTIN and his expectant wife LINZI are planning to base their nursery on director Tim Burton's forthcoming film version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "I told him this was a perfect role for an actor; you don't have to do anything, just stare out the window and... brood" Director Tim Burton on how he persuaded Johnny Depp to take lead role in grisly blockbuster musical SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET.
Quote: "We were married in Las Vegas in 1980. We had a double wedding with Joan Collins and Michael Jordan. I'm getting teary eyed just thinking about it!" Director Tim Burton jokes about his close relationship with JOHNNY DEPP.
Quote: "I wouldn't recommend it. I couldn't drink any caffeine and we would start work at 5am." Actress Helena Bonham Carter doesn't advise bring pregnant while filming. The star found out she was expecting director boyfriend Tim Burton's second child during production for SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET.
Quote: "The Sound Of Music - With Blood!" Tim Burton gives new horror musical SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET its own advertising tagline.
Quote: "At some point, he (Billy Ray) will probably want parents. He'll have to look elsewhere." Helena Bonham Carter jokes she and her partner Tim Burton will always remain childlike, so their son BILLY RAY will have to seek out mature parental advice.
Quote: "We clashed a bit, but it couldn't have been that bad because I'm now expecting our second child." Helena Bonham Carter insists rows she had with partner Tim Burton on the set of SWEENEY TODD didn't wreck their romance.
Quote: "One weekend, Tim and I came up with Indian chief names for each other. My name for him was Big Chief Little Patience, and he called me Little Squaw Running Mouth. I think that distilled our relationship on the set." Helena Bonham Carter on how she and partner Tim Burton found a way of working on the set of SWEENEY TODD.
Quote: "How many chances do you get at a musical about a serial killer?" Johnny Depp on what made him challenge his fears of singing in public to play demon barber SWEENEY TODD in director pal Tim Burton's new film.
Quote: "It will be the vampire national anthem. Black panties all across the world will moisten at the sound of my voice." Marilyn Manson has high hopes for his cover of Danny Elfman's THIS IS HALLOWEEN, which he has recorded for an upcoming tribute album to Tim Burton'S NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
Quote: "I beat up somebody on the way to his wedding and just made a few changes and stole his clothes... This is the only tie I own." Director Tim Burton on his colourful Oscars look - complete with a skull and crossbones tie.
Quote: <p>"I wasn't accepted into any social, cultural club. Even the goths wouldn't have me. It was a tough rejection." Movie maker Tim Burton was a "loser" at school. </p>