Peter Stormare Quotes.
I came on board ‘Clown’ because it was a very simple story, and it was a very nice script and a very refreshing take on a kind of The Brothers Grimm fable, you know?
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, they make bad movie after bad movie.
If you do a character, always make the character with a big question mark. Even if the character is very enigmatic and all over the place, make him always with a question mark, because if you turn a question mark upside down, like they do in South America in Spanish, then it becomes a hook.
I love to fantasize still, as I did as a little boy. If I see a movie, I want to fantasize about what it’s all about.
I don’t personally like slasher movies that make you scream in the movie theater.
Since I started, like, 200 years ago, I’ve always wanted to direct and write. But I’ve been so busy – and fortunate and lucky – as an actor.
When you introduce a character and show him for the first time, don’t show him fully lit. Don’t show him one hundred percent to the audience. Show maybe fifty percent or sixty percent so the audience can fill in the dark spots.
I’m a curious human being, and I love things that are a little bit off.
I have the luxury of being a little boy… To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting.
I started as a director very young and fell into acting.
I started as a director, but I was too bored with actors. I preferred to act.
If I had the money, I would love to open up a movie theater that just played images and colors and beautiful music. For me, there’s nothing like listening to a beautiful opera sometimes – on a record or seeing it live – just to be sleepy and let those beautiful voices take me somewhere I’ve never been before.
I don’t ever want to have a job where I just punch a clock.
The beautiful thing about ‘American Gods’ is that it’s very simple at its core.
I call myself a grasshopper. I paint, I write poetry, and I’m in a band. When it comes to movies and TV, I like to work in everything and with everyone. I wanna do it all, beyond even the screen.
In my career, I’ve been lucky to do the bad guys that are more interesting, where the audience wants to spend more time with them and get to know them. That’s what I’m always looking for and trying to do.
To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting.
How brittle life is, yet it’s been going on for thousands and thousands of years. Maybe we should sit down and pay tribute to life instead of just destruction.
I was brought up telling stories, when I was a kid, in the tiny village where I grew up. Storytelling was a tradition.
Sometimes you have to trust your guts and your instinct and improvise a little.
The best paycheck you can get as a producer and creator is when people are happy to be on the show.
There are some movies that I remember a couple of seconds and I want to carry those couple of seconds in my heart forever, or wherever it is, and that’s worth it.
If I ran for president, the first thing I’d do is legalize everyone who’s been here paying taxes, working, paying taxes. Mothers and fathers of kids born in the U.S. should get a green card.
I drive one car. I own one house. That’s enough for me.
I dislike those people that see an opera and say “Oh, they can’t act it. They just sing. It’s boring.” Lean back and just listen to the voices.