People said that 'Fight Club' would be impossible to turn into a movie, but I think David Fincher loved that challenge.
The folks who read my books are so passionate about each one of them that the people making my movies are more afraid of my readership than they are of me.
Jack Palance was my distant uncle - that's the family gossip. Growing up, my family knew everything about his face getting burned and scarred in the military and how that mutilation led him to become such a famous 'heavy' in films. I prayed for good scars of my own. Not just acne scars.
As a lower-class kid, I was raised to think success would be owning stuff. Having that great job, too. Now I find my parents' dream was wrong. You never really own anything. And you're never really finished as a person.