Sympathy pains! Not a day after I was feeling after my habanero-caffeine upset, my girl Jelly is feeling under the weather. Apparently, she’s been alternately sleepy since she woke up – which is me on a normal day.
Hey, look at what the Dark Matter art department got! A 3D printer, perfect for making scale models of ships and such!
Anyway, I told Doug that whenever he has time, between now and the wrap party, I’d like him to make me an Iron Man suit. Will check in on his progress next week!
In addition to the usual prep (episodes #112 and #113 with director Andy Mikita), production (director Martin Wood shooting scenes from episode #1111 in the ship’s underbelly), and post (notes on episode #109, directed by Ron Murphy), today was our international press junket. Jay and I chatted with reporters from Australia, Canada, the U.K., Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico, France, Germany, and Peru and then headed down to walk our standing sets. After that, the group had a chance to quiz the cast about the show, their characters, and my deplorable eating habits.
A good time was had by all.
“I came here for this?!” Toronto Star Entertainment Reporter Tony Wong gets photobombed by Dark Matter Executive Producer Vanessa Piazza.
And we end the day in fine style, with a new addition to our ever-growing whisky/whiskey club: 17 year old Craigellachie compliments of episode #110 director (and Dark Matter stunt coordinator) John Stead.
Finally, I believe I already mentioned that, when we started the casting process for the show, we opened the roles up to all genders and ethnicities. I’m incredibly happy with the cast we have, but here’s a taste of how slightly different the show could have looked…