I was familiar with that and “Rio Bravo.” “Rio Bravo” was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.
John Leguizamo Talks About "Assault on Precinct 13", January 16, 2005.
I see the new Latin artist as a pioneer, opening up doors for others to follow. And when they don't open, we crowbar our way in.John Leguizamo
You grow up Latin in this country and you're a third class citizen from the word go, and so you have to deal with everything around you from that point of view and trying to feel entitled.John Leguizamo
There were no Latin people on 'Star Trek,' that this was proof that they weren't planning to have us around for the future.John Leguizamo
Latins for Republicans - it's like roaches for Raid.John Leguizamo
He made the characters a lot more three-dimensional. It's still a 'B' movie and it's still kinda campy. Now it's these really well-developed characters, really three-dimensional.John Leguizamo
He thinks he can use the jail for networking to be somebody. In that way, he's always operating.John Leguizamo
He wanted to be a lawyer, couldn't afford it, so he started dealing to go to college - good intention.John Leguizamo
I like drama. I love being in a drama where I get to be the funny guy. That's what I really love the most.John Leguizamo
Yeah, that came out of a reading. It was great. It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.John Leguizamo
America may not realize it yet, but Latin prototypes are being created right now, and not just by me. They are these mambo kings and salsa queens, Aztec lords and Inca princesses, every Hernandez and Fernandez, whom this country will one day come to understand and respect.John Leguizamo