Jeff Megall Quotes in Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Jeff Megall Quotes:
Jeff Megall: [in his office] Sony has a futuristic sci-fi movie they're looking to make.
Nick Naylor: Cigarettes in space?
Jeff Megall: It's the final frontier, Nick.
Nick Naylor: But wouldn't they blow up in an all oxygen environment?
Jeff Megall: Probably. But it's an easy fix. One line of dialogue. 'Thank God we invented the... you know, whatever device.'
Jeff Megall: [Talking to Nick on the phone, late at night] Gotta go. London. It's 7 AM in the Old Empire.
Nick Naylor: When do you sleep?
Jeff Megall: [pause] Sunday.
Nick Naylor: Now what we need is a smoking role model. A real winner.
Jeff Megall: [in his office] Indiana Jones meets Jerry Maguire.
Nick Naylor: Right, on two packs a day.
Jeff Megall: Oh, stop. Next thing I know, he'll be telling you what position I used to play for the Bruins.
Jeff Megall: [Discussing a futuristic sci-fi movie in his office] Brad Pitt Catherine Zeta-Jones they've just finished ravishing each other's body for the first time they lie naked suspended in air underneath the heavens Pitt lights up and starts blowing smoke rings around her naked flawless body as the galaxies go whizzing by other the glass dome ceiling, now tell me that doesn't work for you?
Nick Naylor: I'd see that movie
Jeff Megall: I'd buy the god damn DVD if the Academy didn't send them to for free, you guys ought to think about designing a cigarette to be released simultaneous with the movie
Nick Naylor: Sector Sixes
Jeff Megall: No one's ever done it with a cigarette
Jeff Megall: [negotiating the cost for celebrities to smoke in their films over the phone] For Pitt smoking is ten million for the pair it's twenty five
Nick Naylor: Twenty five? Usually when I buy two of something I get a discount, what's the extra five for?
Jeff Megall: Synergy, these are not stupid people, they got it right away, Pitt Zeta-Jones lighting up after cosmic fucking in the bubble suite is going to sell a lot of cigarettes
Nick Naylor: For that kind of money my people will expect some very serious smoking, can Brad blow smoke rings?
Jeff Megall: I don't have that information
Nick Naylor: For twenty five million we want smoke rings
Jeff Megall: [Narrating a section of Heather's article] The film, entitled "Message from Sector Six", would emphasize the sex appeal of cigarettes, the only way floating nude copulating Hollywood stars could.
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