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“Stars don’t make a picture, the script does.”

"Stars don't make a picture, the script does."

I had hoped I was saying goodbye to a type of business,” Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone told former Disney chief Michael Eisner on Eisner’s CNBC talk show Monday, referring to Paramount’s break with Tom Cruise’s production company.

“We were paying too much to the stars, and stars don’t make a picture, the script does. We were paying too much and getting too little.”

(From IMDb.)

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