By EW Staff
October 18, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

”[Playing Cristal in Showgirls] was physically difficult. I had to dance for 10 hours a day for two months straight. I just tried not to injure myself. After playing Cristal it was a relief to play Corky [in Bound]. I cut off my hair, cut off my nails, started to box, and watched a lot of Marlon Brando and Clint Eastwood movies.”
— Gina Gershon on America Online

”The day filmmakers start listening to politicians is when we should start electing movie stars into the White House. Again.”
She’s the One writer-director Ed Burns on AOL

”I mean, when you’re on a show this long and with these people as much as we are together, you tend to bring your own essence to the character. I’d have to say the closest one to his character is Matt Perry, and Courteney [Cox] is a neat freak. And thank God, because my dressing room would be a mess if it weren’t for her.”
Friends‘ Jennifer Aniston on AOL

”My first job in film was a walk-on part in a studio in Bombay. I was young, 9 years old. I was an extra in a street scene. I went up and down the street 9 or 10 times. I thought I’d be in the film for a long time. When I saw the final film, I was there for only a flash, then I disappeared.”
Surviving Picasso producer Ismail Merchant on CompuServe