Rupert Sanders Quotes

I grew up with a lot of fairy tales. And they had an essence of darkness to them.... - Rupert Sanders

I grew up with a lot of fairy tales. And they had an essence of darkness to them.
— Rupert Sanders

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I mean, you know, sometimes, yeah, you wish for something and you don't get quite what you wish for. But you get something bigger and better.

Rupert Sanders

I read every screenplay that was being sent to the other directors. None were being sent to me, but I was reading what others were choosing and what the best writers were writing.

Rupert Sanders

I think it's possible to make a blockbuster that is actually emotional. They don't need to be mutually exclusive.

Rupert Sanders

I think that 'Halo' is a hard property because they don't need to make a film. They make far more money out of the games so why risk?

Rupert Sanders

I think you can get away with being a bit more political in science fiction.

Rupert Sanders

I went to America with a very specific idea of what I wanted to do.

Rupert Sanders

I'm influenced by a lot of filmmakers; I like English filmmakers because I feel a kin to them.

Rupert Sanders

Our story is a 'once upon a time', but it's not a 'happy ever after'.

Rupert Sanders

So when it was my turn to start developing projects, I knew the writers I wanted to work with, and I had met every head of studio, every executive and a lot of producers. I started finding things, little crumbs off other people's tables that I would make my own.

Rupert Sanders

To me, casting is all about finding a character within the actor off the screen as much as on the screen.

Rupert Sanders

Trying to ground everything in reality was the most important thing to me.

Rupert Sanders

We just did the best we could with quite a limited budget, to be honest, and had a lot of success.

Rupert Sanders

Well, I wasn't just kind of standing in a queue at McDonald's and someone sat down and said, 'You're the director of a $100 million Hollywood movie.' I've been working in commercials for ten years.

Rupert Sanders

I grew up with a lot of fairy tales. And they had an essence of darkness to them.

Rupert Sanders