Why are most of my favorite actors male? I’ve asked more than a few people this question over the years. The #1 answer has always been, “There aren’t as many good actresses as actors”. The first time I got that answer was in high school. It wasn’t that we thought women were less capable of
On the DVD extras for Firefly, a Fox sci-fi series that was troubled from the get-go and cancelled after 15 episodes, Chris Buchanan (president of Mutant Enemy, creator Joss Whedon’s production company) said: “The initial results – they made the network nervous. The men didn’t respond as strongly as they thought they would, and the
Why does sexual tension seem to ruin so many shows? Is it that hard to write? Is it that hard to act? What’s the big deal? If you’ve asked yourself these and other questions, here’s your guide to protecting yourself from bad sexual tension on TV. (1) Watch out for changes in the writing/production staff.