“I wish them well, I hope it’s terrific. But it just makes no sense to me. Why would I do just one day of shooting on something I did 30 years ago?”
“It’s hard to come up with original material. Occasionally, they get it right or else they wouldn’t attempt to do these things…But I’m happy with the things I said yes to, and I’m very happy with the many things I’ve said no to. Yes, I am picky, and I’ll continue to be picky. Picky has worked for me.”
Before the local boy made it big on the local comedy circuit, he paid his dues at a few Toronto radio stations. Here’s an aircheck of Moranis – going by Rick Allan – on the legendary 680 CFTR-AM.
The rest of THR’s Rick Moranis piece is here. It’s a good read.