Originally Posted by Wagon Train
This is Hollywood.
You seemed to imply in your post responding to MrQ1701 that the almighty dollar was the most important part of filmmaking.
...are you saying there is some *other* part to it?
Any jerk with a coke habit and a Ferrari in the shop can be up front about being out for Joe Sixpack's twelve bucks.
The really successful
jerks, on the other hand, don't make that fact screechingly obvious.
"Now I did a job -- and got nothin' but trouble since I did it, not to mention more than a few unkind words as regard to my character, so let me make this abundantly clear: I do the job... and then I get paid. Go run your little world."