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Morris Chestnut Quotes

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Some people make a career out of doing one thing, but I wanted to diversify my body of work.

You go from movies where you are wearing nice clothes and you're trying to smell good to a movie where you are in water and you are wet all day, and you are dealing with that elements, it gets rough, but it was definitely something I wanted to try.

I think the best type of action movie combines a love story with the action.

I'm not going to take my shirt off in every movie.

Nah, I'm not a prima donna, but I just don't like being cold and wet.

This industry is very make-believe and you caught in a false sense of what reality is.

This film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.

A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.

It's hard when you see a scene where it's raining, and we have the rain machine, and you see it for 5 minutes, but that scene takes all day to shoot, and you do it with rain, and the dry off, and go back and do it again.

Unless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives.

I want to tell stories for everyone, primarily.

I would like more challenging roles. I definitely would like to something that's more challenging.

Producing is easier, I can just be at the set overseeing the story.

You have to be insane to direct.

I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.

I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.

I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.

And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay.

At one point, people thought that Eddie Murphy would only reach one sector of the audience, but now everyone sees everything Eddie Murphy does.

I enjoy what I do, but it's more challenging than people think.