15 minutes in:
“Hey Richard Lester, get Lou Gossett in there, this movie’s dying.”
Lester: “Nah, not yet.”
30 minutes in: Hey Richard Lester, this NEEDS Lou Gossett. Is he even here?”
Richard Lester: “Get chilly. Not yet.”
50 minutes in: “Hey Richard...”
BOOM! Gossett shows up as the greatest con man in the world. All status: forgiven.