David Mamet on Redbelt
05.01.08 by REELZ
He of the acid tongue, David Mamet, is turning over a new leaf with Redbelt, his ode to the mixed martial arts starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as a jiujitsu instructor forced into the competitive arena against his will.
Turns out the writer/director responsible for such lines as 'Coffee is for closers' is actually a very polite, nice, teddybear of a guy in person, as I discovered during our Redbelt interview. And he's been studying jiujitsu for years.
Read more about what he has to say in my Interview with Redbelt's David Mamet.