A typical TV show is always about protecting the franchise – it's all about stretching it out as long as you can take it. And it's about taking the characters in any given hour as far as you can take them, but then resetting them more or less back to zero so at the beginning of the next week, so they're still the character you know and love.
For me, the filmmaking has to be about the dramaturgy.
You have to go with the times. You're going to get left behind if you don't.
Doing fight scenes in movies is a lot different than in WWE, but it was still relatively easy.
My father's a preacher, my mother's a teacher, thus I rhyme.
Plantation gospel music was the stuff I fell in love with when I was a kid – these beautiful melodies and these hard, hard stories.