Fact: Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron is reportedly heading back to the Harry Potter franchise. The Mexican filmmaker, who oversaw Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, has become a frontrunner to helm the forthcoming spin-off, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
Quote: "I'm happy for him. To me, George is a terrific and a fantastic person. As a husband, I think he will be the same. He's a guy who is so generous and respectful, and I think he will be good at marriage, too." George Clooney's Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron is thrilled by the news the movie star is settling down after proposing to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin.
Quote: "Sometimes it was exhausting, I have to say, and that's why I'm so happy; I want my life back. Life of not thinking about Gravity. I don't even remember that." Director Alfonso Cuaron is relieved awards season is over after spending the past six months heavily promoting Gravity. His hard work paid off - the space disaster movie claimed seven Oscars, including Best Director and Best Editing for the filmmaker himself.
Quote: "There's not going to be a Gravity: Part 2. What would it be? I know, everything was a dream. She wakes up, and she's still in the (space) ship." Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron has no plans to make a follow-up to his Oscar-winning space disaster film.
Fact: Angelina Jolie showed there were no hard feelings between her and Alfonso Cuaron at the Oscars on Sunday (02Mar14) when she handed the Gravity filmmaker his Best Director award. Jolie was Cuaron's first choice to play Sandra Bullock's role in the space drama, but she quit the project to make new movie Maleficent.
Quote: "This film was a miscalculation. There was not technology for what we were trying to achieve. But he was a big champion. He said, 'Man, you're going to make this happen,' and started giving me pointers. And we made it happen." Director Alfonso Cuaron on why he thanks filmmaking pioneer James Cameron in the credits of his new 3D space movie Gravity.