>"But then we got to London, and London was f---ing dark. London was dead of winter. We're shooting in Pinewood (Studios), which is an old institution -- all the James Bond films. There's no windows in there. It hasn't been refabbed in decades. You leave for work in the dark -- you go into this cauldron, this mausoleum -- and then you come out and it's dark.
>"I'm telling you, one day it broke me. It was like, 'Life's too short for this quality of life.' I called David Geffen, who was a good friend. He was a producer, and he'd just come to visit. I said, 'David, I can't do this anymore. I can't do it. What will it cost me to get out?' And he goes, very calmly, 'Forty million dollars.' And I go, 'OK, thank you.' It actually took the anxiety off of me. I was like, 'I've got to man up and ride this through, and that's what I'm going to do.'"
Relevant bit of the article for those interested.
And here I had thought his bored narration throughout the movie was due to acting as a vampire bored with life.
“You leave for work in the dark -- you go into this cauldron, this mausoleum -- and then you come out and it's dark.
"I'm telling you, one day it broke me. It was like, 'Life's too short for this quality of life.”
Brad Pitt got a taste of what it’s like working in an office cubicle during winter hours and it almost broke him. I leave my house in the dark and get home in the dark during winter time.
I was at a party in Ireland when I was around 13, and my mum introduces me to this [sad-eyed old man](https://imgur.com/a/AVB7n
), who asked me if I like vampire movies. I said I didn't, because in 1994 it'd been a very long time since there had been a good one. That's when he said he'd just made one.
And that's how I talked my way out of getting to go to the Dublin premiere of Interview With The Vampire. By telling Neil Jordan I hated vampire movies.
This is one of my favorite movies, but it always prompts me to watch more Christian Slater movies afterward to keep listening to his weird voice.
He should have paid whatever they were asking to get out of *Cool World*.
Oh Louie, Louie, still whining Louie. Have you heard enough? I've had to listen to that for centuries
Ya know his disdain for getting stuck in is probably what made his Louis acting spot on, since Louis was suuuuuuchh "I hate this, what have you done!?" character.