American Psycho (2000)
"Christian Bale, who wasn't yet a big star, wanted to do it. Then Titanic opened and Lionsgate sent Leonardo DiCaprio the script and he wanted to do it. But [director] Mary Harron told me: 'Leo will never do the movie,' so wait it out. She was right."
"Badlands was made like a Broadway play, we got $25,000 in financing here, $50,000 there. My mother invested in the movie … It took a long time...