“We like each other…But, you know, the thing about when you like someone is…Oh, it’s about like respect, and wanting each other to have a nice time…because I like my job and I want to enjoy it. And I think that Joel describes it brilliantly. He says we all felt - and especially the two of us - that we were carrying something very important and precious together and that was our job, and so you can’t help but need each other.“ 

– Ruth Negga on working with Joel Edgerton on ‘Loving’

“I wasn’t looking for star power…I was looking for great actors.“

–  "Loving” writer/director Jeff Nichols on why he cast Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton as Mildred and Richard Loving.  Both actors received dozens of award nominations and/or wins, including an Oscar nomination for Ruth and Golden Globes nominations for both