A chat with Martin McDonagh on conscience, cruelty and his continental shift
Published: October 10, 2012
McDonagh: Conversely, I think if a bunch of 14-year-old Expendables type fans go see it and end up questioning why we have to have guys with guns in every single Hollywood film or see the strength of someone who refuses to use a gun that'd be something.
MT: So, is your next movie going to be about peace and love?
McDonagh: [laughs] The next one is going to be darker. There'll be nothing meta about it. It's actually the opposite of this with a very strong female lead, a 55-year-old strong woman.
MT: Which is just box office gold.
McDonagh: [laughs] Yeah. But it's quite small and needs only a small budget. But we'll have to see how this goes. If Seven Psychopaths completely tanks, you'll probably never hear from me again.
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