I’m sorry that I am an actor.
I’m sorry that I have a mortgage, a car payment, electric bill, cable bill, and health care expenses.
I’m sorry I have 5 kids who are hungry, cold, and need an education.
I’m sorry I have spent the better part of the past 17 years working on my acting craft. Driving thousands upon thousands of miles to get to auditions, classes, workshops, and callbacks never making one penny. Usually putting out a few.
I’m sorry that when doing these things I am away from my family.
I’m sorry that I believe in Union work and pay.
I’m sorry that I have a wife who does not want me to work on projects for FREE.
I’m sorry that ten years ago I would have done it.
I’m sorry I cannot spend the next thirty days or my weekends or even one workday working on your film for FREE.
I’m sorry. Your film will probably be awesome.
I’m sorry I will miss out on that.
I’m sorry if you think I do not love what I do.