"I've been writing it for ten years, since I finished Eraserhead. It's an absurd mystery of the strange forces of existence. It's about electricity."
"about a three-foot tall guy with red hair and physical problems, and about 60-cycle alternating current
"Its not really a violent film, but in some ways its completely abstract, like Eraserhead, I need to work with people on it who are not looking for a tremendous commercial return."
"It's the absurd mystery of the strange forces of existence...and...that's..that's..."
"Little Mike, Micheal Anderson will be Ronnie Rocket. And Ronnie Rocket is three and a half feet tall."
"I want to have time to go into that world and live in it for a while, and that costs money. I don't really want to have a normal eleven-week shooting schedule on Ronnie Rocket. I'd rather go with a smaller crew, and build the sets and live in them for a while."
"an American smokestack industrial thing - it has to do with coal and oil and electricity"
"It's an absurd comedy, the story of a midget with red hair and physical problems. It's the absurd mystery of the strange forces of existence. Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Dean Stockwell will probably be in it. I don't think Kyle MacLachlan will be in Ronnie Rocket because he looks too normal for that film."
In a recent interview Lynch added:
"A project sometimes has a time and if you don't
move during its time it may be gone, but there's another
saying 'never say never', so I don't now what will happen
to either one of those. I still love them [Ronnie Rocket and One Saliva Bubble] but I don't know
that they'll get made."