Well, so much for best intentions. The plan was to start beating out the big season finale this morning, but with Brad on Stage 6 overseeing the first day of main unit on Seizure and Carl down on Stage 5 overseeing the icky second unit action on Hope, we never did get around to gathering. Then, after lunch, I was in casting for two hours, checking out potential Corporal Reynolds, Sara Johansens, Steven Johansens, 12 year old TJ’s, and Tasia’s. By the time I got back upstairs, it was too late and now we’re eyeing Monday as a potential target of opportunity.
I was enroute to the breakfast truck this morning and ended up stopping to talk to actor Patrick Gilmore (SGU’s Dale Volker). Then, actress Jennifer Spence came by (SGU’s Lisa Park) to apologize for taking so long with her Q&A. I told her not to worry about it, that I was in no rush – although certain fans were growing restless. She assured me she’d have the Q&A completed soon. Soon! Actor’s Bob Picardo and David Hewlett also came by to say hi, both styling in their suits. And, speaking of styling, check out Lou Diamond Phillips (SGU’s Colonel David Telford) in his dress blues –
Fans are still buzzing about LDP’s greatest interview ever! If you missed it, check it out here: http://josephmallozzi.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/august-30-2010-the-greatest-lou-diamond-phillips-interview-ever/
Today, we said goodbye to Special Efffects Wiz Wray Douglas who rides off into the sunset after a dozen+ years spent sparking, flaming, dropping, ratcheting, and generally blowing all manner of shit up here on Stargate. You’ll be missed, buddy.
Another chocolate day tomorrow. I’m going to attempt maple-milk chocolate truffles. And, if I can get a hold of some more yuzu, another round of those yuzu-plum sake white chocolate truffles enrobed in toasted coconut flakes. Wish me luck!
Reminder #1: Start posting your questions for Supervising Producer Linda McGibney! You have until Monday after which you’ll just have to phone her up and ask her directly.
Reminder #2: Finish up this month’s Book of the Month Club pick: Masked! Discussion begins Monday!
Reminder #3: My birthday is a little over a month away! If you’re planning something elaborate, it’s best to get started now!
Reminder #4: My Georgia Bulldogs play the South Carolina Gamecocks in a huge SEC match-up tomorrow! Wish us luck!