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Stars from Julia Roberts to Bruce Willis talk about what they'd do as the most powerful person in Hollywood

HALEY JOEL OSMENT
”I’d throw a big party.”

BRUCE WILLIS
”I’d have everybody over to the house and just hang…. Cook, probably. Maybe twirl some pasta.”

JULIA ROBERTS
”I would take everybody’s cars away for a month, so we’d have to walk, ride the bus, or skateboard to work.”

ALAN RICKMAN (Galaxy Quest)
”Make a lot more movies that cost about $5 million.”

DIANE SCHUUR
”Just keep spreading the music.”

MOBY
”Drive around on a big lime green parade float surrounded by baby howler monkeys.”

PETER FALK
”I’d become a six handicap.”

ANNE HECHE
”I am the most powerful person in Hollywood.”

HOLLY HUNTER
”I’d create more movies with women in the lead roles.”

SUSAN SARANDON
”I’d probably leave Hollywood and go somewhere where I could really accomplish something.”

MEL GIBSON
”I’d move out of Hollywood and begin a new life.”

LISA KUDROW
”I would give Steve from Blue’s Clues his own adult TV show.”

MARK McGRATH (Sugar Ray)
”I’d own the Kings and the Lakers and I’d take them back to the Forum.”

QUINCY JONES
”I’d turn the studios over to Snoop Dogg and Suge Knight.”

WAYNE BRADY (Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
”We’d have the Wayne Brady Christmas Special and A Very Brady Halloween.”

JASON ALEXANDER
”Casting for all big films would be alphabetical — beginning with the A’s.”

VANILLA ICE
”I’d be giving all the starving artists a break! And puttin’ them in my feature film!”

KELSEY GRAMMER
”I’d get rid of reality programming.”

KRISTIN DAVIS
”I would stop that strike right now! A lot of people are going to suffer from it, not just the actors, but the crew people. What is the sound-boom operator going to do?”

HALLIE KATE EISENBERG (Pepsi spokeskid)
”Well, first I’d probably get myself a horse.”

MICHELLE WILLIAMS (Dawson’s Creek)
”My first instinct would be to move the business out of Los Angeles, but I wouldn’t want to corrupt any other state.”

HOWIE D (Backstreet Boys)
”I’d buy Hugh Hefner’s house — and all that’s included within.”

KIRSTIE ALLEY
”I’d faint — a horrible mistake would have been made.”

JANE KACZMAREK (Malcolm in the Middle)
”As the mother of two, I’d get rid of any show that has people being strangled with piano wire on Sunday nights.”

RAY ROMANO
”I’d move Hollywood to New York, or I’d move all the New York pizza out here.”

NATASHA RICHARDSON
”I would make more stories starring great women.”

SALLY FIELD
”All of that stuff means squat to me. I don’t care. I’d buy a new bedspread.”

ERIQ LA SALLE (ER)
”One word — retire!”

JESSE L. MARTIN (Law & Order)
”I would transfer the focus from Hollywood to New York. I’d bring everything here.”

JULIANNA MARGULIES
”Make a lot of great art films, cut huge budgets in half, and give them to the people who are trying to make movies.”

GERVASE PETERSON (Survivor)
”I’d retire Wesley [Snipes] and Will [Smith], and be the next hot action star.”

MELISSA JOAN HART (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch)
”I’d buy an island in the Carribean for Soleil [Moon Frye].”

JOAN RIVERS
”Three words: Dietetic Haagen-Dazs.”

TONI BRAXTON
”I’d force the producers of Sex and the City to change the format from a half hour to an hour, and I’d have them produce a new episode every Sunday. I love that show — it’s so informative!”

TORI SPELLING
”I’d erase the word nepotism from the dictionary.”