Between my 5:30 a.m. wake-ups, the nagging rib injury, and one elderly fitfully slumbering pug, sleep has been very hard to come by lately. And it isn’t going to get any easier anytime soon. When the doctor said “It’s going to feel worse before it gets better.”, I just dismissed his words as a worst case scenario. Well, worst case or not, he was right. Every time I shift in bed, the pain under my ribcage shocks me awake. The simple act of coughing is an adventure and bending over is now a thing of the past. According to the experts (aka – others who have suffered the same injury), a full recovery should take me about 4-5 months. Just in time for the Dark Matter season one wrap party!
Tomorrow, it’s main unit day #2 (yes, technically, production day #3) on episodes #101-102. We’re in the corridor and quarters (for that pantsless scene) with Marc, Melissa, Anthony, and Alex, while Zoie fine-tunes her ass-kicking for Tuesday’s extended fight sequence in which she’ll put a major hurt on the boys.
On our standing sets all this week and then we head to Hamilton and Waterloo where we’ll get down and dirty (and, oh yeah, cold) in the mining community. We’ve got our guest cast in place. A few familiar faces in the mix –
Moving forward, I think I’d like to add a regular feature to the ongoing production blog. I’m calling it “The Daily Snap of the Day”. For every day we’re in production, I’ll add a screen grab from the previous day’s dailies. For instance, here’s one from one of my favorite shots of Day #1:
Schedule permitting, I’d like to do a little Q&A sometime this week. So, questions…post ’em if you got ’em!
I end today’s blog with a pic of this apartment’s most adorable couple gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes…