HOLLYWOOD Mike Meyers enjoys playing the lovable ogre, Shrek, in the animated films but admits the recording studio where he tapes his voice for Shrek by himself gets a little lonely sometimes. He tells Jeanne Wolf: Its like being a combination of a goal judge in hockey and a member of the witness-protection program. You dont get a lot of feedback so I developed imaginary friends. I had this eagle that I would talk to. If I did a good take she would go, Kaaa. If I did a great take she would do three Kaaas. I think I miss her.
HOLLYWOOD Mike Meyers will be playing Keith Moon from The Who in an upcoming biopic of the late drummers life, and Meyers tells Jeanne Wolf he completely loves and relates to the musician. Says Meyers, Growing up I loved Keith; he made The Who sound like a jet taking off, and Ive played drums my whole life too. When youre the youngest of three [siblings], you become the de facto drummer and goalie. Thats the way life works.
HOLLYWOOD Sexy Latin heartthrob Antonio Banderas says his reputation as a Latin lover doesnt necessarily precede him, especially if you look at the movie roles hes done. He tells Jeanne Wolf, I havent played that many lover guys. The guy I played in Assassins didnt even have a girlfriend and in Philadelphia, I was gay.
HOLLYWOOD Rupert Everett plays the prissy Prince Charming in Shrek 3 but the actor is appearing in drag in the upcoming film St. Trinians, and admits that he now sympathizes with the physical torture women have to got through. Everett tells Jeanne Wolf, I play the headmistress of a girls school. Shes got very big teeth and enormous boobs. I actually put my back out wearing the breast prosthetic. I sympathize with women who have to wear heels and are also a 38- D.
HOLLYWOOD Saturday Night Live funny lady Amy Poehler plays a sassy Snow White in Shrek 3 and tells Jeanne Wolf she loved portraying the princess in a new light. Says Poehler, Snow White is usually portrayed as this lady who doesnt mind the chaos surrounding her. But I played her as kind of a bossy Type-A. I mean, there are seven guys underfoot, so she needs to be a little bit of a taskmaster. Shes also got a little bit of a past. Shes got a little Dopey tattoo shes been around.
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