NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Jack Nicholson says the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States have inspired him to take on lighter projects.
"The shock effect on me of Sept. 11 just made me feel that maybe I don't want to do anything too challenging or depressing," the Oscar-winning actor told reporters in New York recently.
"I just felt like I want to do comedy. I want to uplift not only people, but myself, and once I got started with it, it's very difficult, comedy. I'm of the Oscar Wilde school of 'dying is easy, comedy is difficult.'"