Yesterday, after visiting the alley set, Dark Matter Executive Producer Vanessa Piazza, Akemi, and I stopped by a nearby noodle bar. How nearby? Well, try two sets over from that alley set.
Following through on that Blade Runner vibe. Steam and neon!
The place was new. How new? Well, when we walked in, they were still painting the tabletops!
You’re all aware of the importance I place on ceilings and floors? Well, note the scorch and splatter details overhead, the mark(s) of a great greasy fry place.
And signage is, of course, always key. You have six menu items to choose from.
Our affable host: Production Designer Ian Brock.
Vanessa and I sample the ramen.
The magic of television!
VFX Supervisor/Head Chef Lawren Bancroft-Wilson argues with a Japanese customer placing her order.
BIG week ahead! Starting a new script, rewriting another, locking episode 203, and reviewing the episode 204 director’s cut. Production returns to our standing sets tomorrow, then shifting to Hamilton for three days before returning to shoot “in the bowels of the hideout”.
Also on tap for this week, YOU get to choose an episode title for the third episode of Dark Matter’s second season. As my second grade teacher, Mrs. Vowels used to say: “Put on your thinking caps!”