Premiere of ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford’
Ziegfeld Theater. September 18, 2007. By Bennett Marcus
What did you learn from doing this movie? “I didnít learn shit, really.”
Has Maddox seen this movie?
“No, because itís Daddy being really violent.”
Whatís it like working with Brad Pitt? “The first time you meet Brad, itís like going on a date with a girl. You worry about what youíre going to wear.”
—Andrew Dominik, director
Are you celebrating your record release here? “This is coincidental. But I love Westerns, and I love Brad Pitt.”
Was Jesse James a media sensation like Brad Pitt?
“I canít think of anyone better to play him than Brad Pitt, someone that really understands the media, and the manipulation of the media in some cases.”
Whatís Brad Pitt like on set? “Heís there getting his hands dirty like everyone else. Heís sort of all things; heís got like 50 hours in his day.” —Casey Affleck