08/21/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT
THREE QUESTIONS FOR ...
1. YOUR CURRENT THRILLER PULSE FILMED IN ROMANIA; WHAT WAS THAT LIKE?
We had the worst trailers; they smelled like dead cat. And there were wild dogs everywhere.... It was a little depressing.
2. HOW WAS THE FOOD?
The one good thing that they had was Benihana. Benihana is like the Mr. Chow of Romania.
3. YOU MAKE A GUEST APPEARANCE IN JESSICA SIMPSON
'S "A PUBLIC AFFAIR" VIDEO; HOW DID THAT GO?
It was the first time I met Eva Longoria
, Christina Applegate and Andy Dick. I love Andy Dick ... he's just stupid!
CARELL: FINE WITH FLEETING FAME
"It's pure unadulterated luck," Steve Carell says of his new A-list status (thanks to roles in 2005's megahit The 40 Year-Old Virgin
and the American version of The Office
). "It came fast and will disappear just as quickly." When? "As soon as I start buying into it and saying, 'It's all gravy from here,' that is when you go off the cliff," says the actor, 43, currently starring in the well-received comedy Little Miss Sunshine
with Greg Kinnear and Toni Collette. "I have tasted success, but it's not like it has made me hungry for more. I am very satisfied."
ROBIN WILLIAMS, currently starring in the thriller The Night Listener
, on ...
Aging: I can and will keep going. I'm 54, I'm not 80—I'm still continent.
Rumors of a Mork & Mindy
remake: I've heard that rumor—stab that in its sleep! I wouldn't do it; they can do it with somebody else. Have fun.
Summer vacation: I had a little family time in July. We rent a house up in Tahoe. It's great. Very cold lake.
Raising two teenage children: So far, I've been working, so my wife has to deal with the massive mood swings. I just get, "Dad! Welcome back."