• "I liked the fact that there were so many different representations of black women and black men in the movie. It wasn't like we all had the same agenda."
  • "I had never picked up a basketball before. I went through a grueling audition process. It was almost as if I was learning to walk. It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role."
  • "I got nominated for a Tony, which was a complete surprise. It was an experience that I will always cherish."
  • "I didn't get to see Predator until halfway through shooting. It was great to get an education while I was shooting because it made me excited to be part of this legacy."
  • "I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now."
  • "CGI is done after the film is done. It's through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you."
  • "Being strong can be also feminine. I don't think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy."
  • "As different as me and Sigourney look is as different as these two characters are. I'm not filling her shoes. I'm doing a part that has the same monsters, but it's a completely different movie."
  • "Some of us just have to work harder to stay in the game."
  • "People make jokes about how black people are the first ones to be killed off."