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Toronto Diary Day Six

08.26.16
by Ty Franck

The sixth day, which unlike the Biblical one, does not precede a day of rest. But it did have an awesome VFX review. This means we spent an hour or so sitting with the VFX folks, led by our second year VFX supervisor Bob Munroe. This is the same Bob Munroe who made it look like Robert Redford was in the middle of the ocean in All is Lost when instead he was sitting on a few feet of prop […]

Toronto Diary Day Four

08.24.16
by Ty Franck

And the answer to, “What the hell is a concept meeting?” So, here we are on our fourth day in Toronto. After an exhausting night of sitting in Executive Producer Naren Shankar’s hotel room and rewriting scripts while drinking red wine, we began the next day at a very civilized 9am. It’s a big day. We finally met our episode 13 director, Thor Freudenthal. Now the real work began. Set tours and concept meetings and tone meetings and production meetings. […]

More Bobbie Stuff

07.13.16
by Ty Franck

Entertainment Weekly released an interview with Naren Shankar on the casting of Bobbie Draper, and along with it a few early photos of the Martian Marine in her natural habitat. Go check it out.  

Meet Bobbie Draper

04.14.16
by Ty Franck

So, yeah, casting. We’ve talked about how this works before.  Casting is one of the hardest, most important things we do.  Getting the right actors into the right roles is critical and complicated and hard. When casting you will watch dozens or sometimes hundreds of actors read for a single part. And all of them (OK, not all, but really the vast majority) will have something to recommend them: the right look, the right ethnicity, the right height, the best […]

The Expanse Screening in Santa Fe! More Details!

11.13.15
by Ty Franck

I have news about The Expanse screening at the Jean Cocteau theater in December. Daniel and I will be doing a signing at the theater on Dec 3rd at 4pm. Everyone is invited to see us talk and deface books. Books, including our new Tie-In cover edition, will be available at the theater. Or, feel free to bring your own from home. We’re happy to sign anything. More exciting news! The first fifty (50) people to arrive at the signing […]

Early Expanse Screening!

11.10.15
by Ty Franck

I don’t have a ton of details yet or exact times, but on Thursday December 3rd Alcon will be presenting an early screening of The Expanse at the Jean Cocteau Theater in Santa Fe, NM.