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With season two concluded, Graeme Manson and John Fawcett talk about orchestrating a great second act for an unexpected breakout show.
"I think it’s good for the show and for keeping people on the edge of their seats, to some degree. One, to not necessarily trust new characters. And two, anyone can die at any given moment. So having characters drop away, and new characters arrive, and characters that show up that you’re not sure whether to trust—I think that’s all part of this thrill ride that we’re trying to create."
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With season two concluded, Graeme Manson and John Fawcett talk about orchestrating a great second act for an unexpected breakout show.

"I think it’s good for the show and for keeping people on the edge of their seats, to some degree. One, to not necessarily trust new characters. And two, anyone can die at any given moment. So having characters drop away, and new characters arrive, and characters that show up that you’re not sure whether to trust—I think that’s all part of this thrill ride that we’re trying to create."

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In the role of Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, Uzo Aduba has proven to be one of OITNB’s most versatile performers. Aduba talks to Co.Create about the thinking behind Crazy Eyes and how she brings the complex character to life.

"My representation called me and they said, ‘We have some really great news for you.’ I said, ‘Okay.’ They said, ‘Do you know that audition you went on for Orange is the New Black?’ ‘Totally, absolutely!’ ‘Well, you didn’t get it.’ I was like, ‘Alright. So what is the good news?’ ‘They’d like to offer you another part—Crazy Eyes.’"


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In the role of Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, Uzo Aduba has proven to be one of OITNB’s most versatile performers. Aduba talks to Co.Create about the thinking behind Crazy Eyes and how she brings the complex character to life.

"My representation called me and they said, ‘We have some really great news for you.’ I said, ‘Okay.’ They said, ‘Do you know that audition you went on for Orange is the New Black?’ ‘Totally, absolutely!’ ‘Well, you didn’t get it.’ I was like, ‘Alright. So what is the good news?’ ‘They’d like to offer you another part—Crazy Eyes.’"

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s dreamy delivery isn’t the only thing animating Fox’s Cosmos. New Blu-ray and DVD editions, out June 10, provide a look behind the show’s unique visual style.

“We came up with a style of backgrounds for the backdrops, of layering photorealistic images with mystical effects and smoke to create a diorama feel,” says consulting animation producer Kara Vallow in the feature. “We’re creating an entire world within the cosmos.”

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s dreamy delivery isn’t the only thing animating Fox’s Cosmos. New Blu-ray and DVD editions, out June 10, provide a look behind the show’s unique visual style.

“We came up with a style of backgrounds for the backdrops, of layering photorealistic images with mystical effects and smoke to create a diorama feel,” says consulting animation producer Kara Vallow in the feature. “We’re creating an entire world within the cosmos.”

Watch>

If you thought “Project Runway” was juicy and addictive, with its fashion drama queens, speed-design challenges, and icy judges, imagine injecting it with the raging hormones of adolescence. There you have the premise of Lifetime’s newly announced Threads, a “Project Runway”-inspired fashion competition reality show for teenage designers.
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If you thought “Project Runway” was juicy and addictive, with its fashion drama queens, speed-design challenges, and icy judges, imagine injecting it with the raging hormones of adolescence. There you have the premise of Lifetime’s newly announced Threads, a “Project Runway”-inspired fashion competition reality show for teenage designers.

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