George Clooney, 2007 interview:
- Q: What other leading men do you like?
- Ellen Barkin: I like the very young Ryan Gosling.
- George Clooney: That couple—he goes out with Rachel McAdams...
- Ellen Barkin: Splitsville. Don't you read Us?
- George Clooney: Well, those were two of the most talented young actors I've seen in a long time.