Wacko Jacko

Okay, so we knew Samuel L Jackson was laid back but signing for a movie just ‘cos the title rocks? Insane surely?

Going with his gut, Jackson only had to see the moniker for his upcoming palm-dampener Snakes On A Plane and that was it – pen hit paper.

“I didn't even read the script - I just saw the title, 'Snakes on a Plane' and said 'Okay, good. I'm there,'” the king of cool said.

“You have got to love that title, that's exactly what it is - 500 poisonous snakes released on a flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles. They are set free on a time release half-way there, so we can't go back, we've got to keep going. It's fun!”

Should we be surprised with Sam’s script selection methods? Consider the fact that since 1994's Pulp Fiction, Mr Jackson has made an average of one movie every 90 days, we’re shocked he even has time to read the titles.

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