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Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by Sevens on Sun Mar 13 2016, 16:09

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Basically what Jodie Foster thinks of George and the film.

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by melbert on Sun Mar 13 2016, 17:49

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Actress-director Jodie Foster says it was fun to have George Clooney and Julia Roberts, two most loved movie stars in Hollywood, in her financial thriller 'Money Monster' as they made things easy for her.

It was the "fastest paced" thriller for the 53-year-old star, who has previously directed movies like 'Little Man Tate,' 'The Beaver' and episodes of TV shows like 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'House of Cards'.

Clooney is also a producer on the movie, which releases in India on May 13.

"Ah, well, the two most loved movie stars in Hollywood. I mean really fun, both of them. Fun for them to be together.

Easy, professional. I mean it just gets easier, honestly, any time that you work with people that have as much experience, and that are as talented as this. And in some ways it's simple. And I think both George and Julia share that."

The 'Taxi Driver' star says it was "godsend" for her to have Clooney as he not only a great actor but a producer and talented director as well.

"I think they love to work, but they also love to laugh and they like to keep it simple. George is also the producer on the movie, which is just a Godsend for me, to have somebody with such an experienced and talented director, who is right there to support you. And it's been wonderful having him as a partner."

The movie, being released in India by Sony Pictures Entertainment, revolves around Lee Gates (Clooney), the charismatic host of a popular financial network show. But after he hawks a high tech stock that crashes, an irate investor (Jack O'Connell) takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn (Roberts) hostage live on air.

Foster found it exciting to explore the financial world through different perspectives in a thriller format.

"It's exciting, fast-paced. I think it's the fastest paced movie I've ever done, if not ever seen. And it brings together all of these different people in sort of a tapestry, all of their different motivations, all surrounding one idea - money - and how money in some ways is our meaning in life, is how we rate ourselves."


The entire story takes place in real-time and Foster says the focus is on this man who is looking for an answer but has been given a lot of nonsense about why he lost all his money, which certainly has an echo of reality.




"I think that in our world, the financial world, we all look at it as some kind of mysterious thing that we could never understand.




"And that's really being done on purpose, to keep us away from the actual answers, to keep the middleman in some ways in control, because they have all the quote information. And to keep it as mysterious as possible so people don't start asking questions."

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by PigPen on Sun Mar 13 2016, 17:52

Did he goose Julia just as the flash went off????

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by melbert on Sun Mar 13 2016, 17:54

hahahahaha PigPen!  I thought the same thing!!!

Or, she's thinking "I'm right next to George Freakin' Clooney!!!"

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Post by PigPen on Sun Mar 13 2016, 17:57

Or, she's thinking "I'm right next to George Freakin' Clooney!!!

melbert... she may have thought that 2plus years ago.  Now--eh, not so much.  Not so much a big deal...... He's been loved up, remember!!

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by annemarie on Sun Mar 13 2016, 18:23

That picture i from 2013 so nah she isn't impressed by being near George. I wonder if she ever was they have been friends since I believe before the Ocean's films.

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by Donnamarie on Sun Mar 13 2016, 23:04

Thought I read years ago that she considered George like a brother. They are really good together. They share such a great sense of humor.


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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by carolhathaway on Mon Mar 14 2016, 06:36

Annemarie,
I remember having seen am interview with Julia and George Vanity Fair?), where they talked about how they first which wasn't until 'Ocean's Eleven', and they first met in a hotel room at the Château Marmond.

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by it's me on Mon Mar 14 2016, 13:28

Clooney is also a producer on the movie






btw
who is more powerful? 
the director or producers ?

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by annemarie on Mon Mar 14 2016, 14:12

Thanks Carolhathaway .

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by PigPen on Mon Mar 14 2016, 16:03

it's me wrote:Clooney is also a producer on the movie






btw
who is more powerful? 
the director or producers ?
I believe it's the producer.

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Re: Clooney, Roberts made 'Money Monster' shoot easy for Foster

Post by it's me on Mon Mar 14 2016, 16:58

oh

hard for a director
to direct your producer !  Juggling

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