everything. Are you nervous about the wide-release reception of Battle in Seattle? Well, I went to the InStyle party with Jude Law, Jessica Alba and Amber Tamblyn [the other night]. It was a really good party. I saw Harvey Weinstein. I’m always one for confronting my fears, so I walked right up to him and said, “Harvey, I understand you watched my movie, Battle in Seattle.” He goes to shake my hand like this [Aloe demonstrates] and says, “I just want to tell you I loved that movie, and by the way, it’s important, too.”
What kind of projects do you have in the works?
I’m making offers to Fergie for a movie, and I’m making offers to Eva Green from Casino Royale for another film. It’s really cool. Then I just pounced on a million fund backed by Merrill Lynch. It’s nice, because now I have equity funds to make movies.
Do you ever think you’re taking a