Shawn Levy Quotes


Certainly in my appetite for more challenges it's very much alive. I love comedy and it comes to me in a natural way.

It's no coincidence that 'Night at the Museum' completely blew the lid off my career. I finally got a handle on tone.

Why hire these geniuses if they're forced to stick with the script? You want to empower your actors as collaborators.

Many comedic stars have tried to a do a 'Night at the Museum' type film in which an everyday Joe reacts to insane circumstances. Many flat out failed.

I live my life pretty emotionally for better and for worse. I'm pretty thin-skinned and transparent. I lead with my heart and I wanted to make a movie that did the same.

I just think that sports movies have such a built-in visceral rooting interest an epic win or lose redemptive quality. When they get it right it can make for a really rousing movie experience.

You don't service a big fun premise comedy and then shoot yourself in the foot with too much irony. You need the audience to invest in the fun and the warmth and generally care about the characters.