Quibi stars have no quibble with new phone-only filmmaking
April 12, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — They were skeptical. The name was weird. The concept was a little crazy — but it was intriguing.
Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz and rising star Stephan James each overcame initial reluctance to become pioneers in Quibi, the mobile phone-only platform that offers installments of movies and TV in 10 minutes or less.
"When they told me about the whole endeavor, I said, 'Really? Have attention spans come down that far? It's now below 10 minutes?'" jokes Waltz.
Now on the other side, both film actors are firm believers in the process that transforms their art into something sn...