De Niro is interviewed by Wall Street Journal. They talk about his film about Roberto Duran, working on a film about his late father’s homosexuality. They also talk about what he would have done if he wasn’t acting.
For me it was my responsibility to preserve my father’s legacy. So I wanted to do a documentary about it and so HBO took it and that was good.
Stallone and De Niro are interviewed by BBC . They talk about The Grudge Match and how de Niro persuaded Stallone to do the film. De Niro:
It’s fun you could try certain things that you wouldn’t do in a straight drama.
De Niro talks to Charlie Rose about what films give him the most satisfaction. his film festival Tribeca and his children’s interest in acting.
I was never interested in art really. That was his (my father’s) thing really since he was five. I wish I was more, even I tell my kids now you should be interested in art.
De Niro and Cher are interviewed on The Graham Norton Show. They talk about how De Niro likes to mentor, how his fans respond to him and how some people are intimidated by his presence. De Niro comments:
I like to give advice when people ask and if it could help I’m always there. It depends whose asking me it could be very personal or it could be a career move, I think I’m pretty good at that.
Stallone and De Niro are interviewed on The Graham Norton Show. They talk about Stallone and De Niro’s collaboration on Grudge Match and how much weight De Niro gained for Raging Bull. De Niro comments:
He had reservations. I think he was worried that a comedy wouldn’t work and I said, don’t worry about it. When we’re together we’ll be OK.
De Niro and Pfeiffer are interviewed by The Movie Guy. They talk about Stardust and where Pfeiffer got her character’s unique laugh. Pfeiffer comments:
You know the scary thing is that laugh just kind of came out of me and I don’t really know where that came from.
De Niro and Stiller are interviewed by Screen Slam. They talk about Meet The Fockers. how they both approach comedy different and their most memorable scenes. De Niro comments:
We shot this fight scene for a couple of weeks. We did act the stuff out obviously but they had stunt doubles who did the other stuff.
This whole premise is classic where you have to meet the in-laws. The whole concept of it is pretty common.
De Niro is interviewed by Katie Couric on The Katie Show. De Niro gets very emotional during the interview about a father who struggles with a bipolar son.
I don’t like to get emotional but I know exactly what he’s going through.
De Niro is interviewed by Lee Cowan. They talk about his drive to be an actor, his humbleness when it comes to being in the spotlight and what he did to gain weight he gained for Raging Bull.
I was lucky that I have whatever I have to make me a successful career if you will.
De Niro and Hoffman are interviewed by Letterman on The David Letterman Show. They talk about Hoffman’s meet with De Niro, working on Sleepers and their similar styles of preparing for a role. Hoffman comments:
To be fair when you’re not a known actor it’s easier to disappear into the role.
De Niro is interviewed by Jim Ferguson. They talk about A Bronx Tale, how he focused on finding the right unknown actors for the scene and getting rid of the stereotype of Italians as gangsters.
It’s the working man that are usually taken for granted and they work every day and they keep everything going, they keep the world going.
De Niro and Pacino are interviewed by Today. They talk about how they both met each other, Obama’s platform and what they deem as the ‘Holy Grail’ of their career. Pacino:
As an actor you are always in search of a role and I think that naturally you think that something is going to come along that’s going to allow you that freedom to go into your own creative imagination.
De Niro is creating a commercial to promote his film festival Tribeca and suddenly disagrees with the director’s suggestion.
I’m not selling cars!
De Niro and Taratino are interviewed and talk about how they met at the Comic Con. They also talk about working on Jackie Brown and what De Niro liked about the script. Tarantino comments:
I need an actor who won’t stay on the surface, I need an actor that won’t stay on the surface with anything. I really need a character actor a character that needs to be gotten through body language.
De Niro talks to Merv Griffith on the Merv Griffith Show. He talks about his film Raging Bull, woking with Martin Scorsese and how much he gets involved in the production of a motion picture.
I try to get involved in the casting, the actors, because it’s important that everybody’s good not just a few.
De Niro is interviewed by Michael Parkinson. They talk about how he likes his privacy as an actor, working on Kings of Comedy and working with Martin Scorsese.
When you’re being recognized in certain situations you like a certain amount of privacy. I enjoy it I mean don’t get me wrong.
De Niro auditions for the role of Michael in the Godfather in New York City.