Quote: "Garry was goodness itself. He was generous. He was kind beyond kind. He was thoughtful and sweet and so funny you would pee yourself a little. I met him when I was a child who thought she was a grownup; he treated me with grace and patience and respect and always, always love. I'm so happy I made three films with him. I'm so happy he blessed my son in my belly the last time I saw him (we never think it will be the last time)." Anne Hathaway mourns the loss of famed director Garry Marshall, who died on Tuesday (19Jul16), aged 81. The pair first worked together on The Princess Diaries in 2001, when the actress became a household name, and reunited for a sequel in 2004. They also teamed up for the ensemble romantic comedy Valentine's Day in 2010.
Fact: Julia Roberts is re-teaming with her Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride director Garry Marshall for his latest holiday film, Mother's Day. Jennifer Aniston and Kate Hudson are also in talks to join the cast of what will be Marshall's follow-up to movies New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day, which also featured Roberts.
Quote: "I had so much fun doing Pretty Woman the first time around that I'm trying it again as a Broadway musical. We have secured the rights to do a stage adaptation. To see Vivian and Edward brought to life again with music will hopefully be something to cheer about the second time around too." Director Garry Marshall is turning his Richard Gere/Julia Roberts movie, which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, into a stage musical.
Fact: PRETTY WOMAN stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere have reunited with director Garry Marshall to reminisce about the classic romantic comedy, 25 years after its release. The trio was joined by fellow castmembers Laura San Giacomo and Hector Elizondo for the recent get-together, which was taped for an upcoming episode of U.S. breakfast show Today. The anniversary special will air next Tuesday (24Mar15).
Fact: Happy Days creator Garry Marshall is set to receive the 2014 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement from the Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw). The writer, producer and director will be recognised for his career success at the annual Los Angeles ceremony on 1 February (14). He joins actor/director Paul Mazursky among the Wgaw honourees - the Tonto filmmaker will pick up the Screen Laurel Award at the event.
Quote: "She's a very good actress... She was going through some tough times and I guess I talked to her and I said, 'I hear and I see on television you're out nights, running about...' and she says, 'You're gonna yell at me?' I said, 'No, I'd like to come with you - 'cos I know I'd like to know!' and so she took me out... We went clubbing... It was great." Moviemaker Garry Marshall insists troubled Lindsay Lohan isn't the wild child she's often portrayed after bonding with her on the set of 2007 film Georgia Rule.
Quote: "We talk about it a lot. I hope it all works out - they are terrific kids. I love them both. I'm happy for her." Jessica Biel's Valentine's Day director Garry Marshall is pleased to hear the actress is engaged to Justin Timberlake.
Fact: Katherine Heigl has replaced Halle Berry as Jon Bon Jovi's romantic interest in director Garry Marshall's VALENTINE'S DAY follow-up, NEW YEAR'S DAY. The star-studded cast includes Robert De Niro, Hilary Swank, Ice Cube, Ashton Kutcher, Glee star Lea Michele, Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Biel.
Quote: "I try to do a light translation for anyone on the set who's like, 'What? What did he just say?' Because he has a tendency to say a lot of those things (directions) and then say, 'Action!' as he runs away. And people are like, 'What are we supposed to do?'" Julia Roberts served as Garry Marshall's interpreter on the set of VALENTINE'S DAY.
Quote: "When you get Julia Roberts, many others come." Moviemaker Garry Marshall on how he landed 18 major stars for his ensemble comedy Valentine's Day.
Quote: "I discovered Taylor Lautner ran track back in Minnesota. That's why I have him jumping hurdles in the movie." Director Garry Marshall made the most of the Twilight star's athletic past in his new film VALENTINE'S DAY.
Quote: "LINDSAY is at that age where she needs to be told, 'You can't throw everyone's world totally out of whack.'" GEORGIA RULE director Garry Marshall believes his young star, Lindsay Lohan, should adopt a more considerate attitude when it comes to film set punctuality.
Quote: "Of all the young actors who are running around, LINDSAY is the best actress by far. But she shouldn't be in the media more than the (Los Angeles) Lakers." Movie maker Garry Marshall on his GEORGIA RULE star Lindsay Lohan.