It's close-quarter, hand-to-hand combat in the dark. If this guy was a tunnel rat and lived through that and excelled at it, it pretty much (indicated) what kind of character he was.
I've spent my entire career on horseback or on a motorcycle. It boxes you in, the way people perceive you.
I'm a four star general in this thing, and you don't rise to the ranks of a four star general by hanging about the house being the perfect dad.
I was single-minded on what I wanted to do since I was like nine or ten.
I think anytime you can affect people in general, in a positive way, then you're a lucky individual.
I don't want to be known as a sex symbol. There's a great stigma that goes with that tag. I want to be a Sam Elliott.
Any of these Vietnam vets that have been there and know the deal, they don't feel that any Hollywood endeavor about the Vietnam era has ever gotten it right yet.
The guy is a lawyer by trade who operates outside the law. It's an easy thing to identify with for me.
The opportunity, number one, to work with Ang Lee is an amazing thing for me.
I just went to see too many movies and I sat in too many dark matinees watching those old serials.
I read a lot of scripts. Most of 'em go to other actors.