"I grew up in the business. My dad is a director/producer and my mom is a dancer, she performed with Alvin Ailey, but I didn't even think about becoming an actress."
CGI is done after the film is done. It's through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you.
You would never expect a black woman to be the hero.
People make jokes about how black people are the first ones to be killed off.
When you have a play, you have to be on every night.
I had never picked up a basketball before. I went through a grueling audition process. It was almost as if I was learning to walk. It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role.
Being strong can be also feminine. I don't think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy.
I didn't get to see Predator until halfway through shooting. It was great to get an education while I was shooting because it made me excited to be part of this legacy.
If you're in love and there's that chemistry, that's what it's all about.
To make a movie is very grueling at times. Long, long hours and cold weather.
I wouldn't want anyone to destroy the earth.
Some of us just have to work harder to stay in the game.
I'm just a wimp when it comes to scary movies. I'm the kind of person that will be up all night wondering what's in my apartment.
When you're on a set it can be very tedious and slow. It's just not as big as when you see it on film.
I started working professionally in '96 and I see an improvement in the amount of work given to my peers, whether it be in TV, theater, or film.
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