Danny Pino Quotes.
I’m very involved in FIU. I’m class of ’96 and my wife is class of ’97. I’m a member of the foundation board. We talk about where the university is strategically and the evolution of programs for the near and distant future.
The most I could hope for is to come and try and develop a character who is interesting, who is interesting to me, who is interesting to fans and who could contribute to the storytelling that is ‘Law & Order: SVU.’
Choose wisely, then eat in moderation. When I know I’m going to Mom’s for dinner, I throw an extra 20 minutes on the cardio machine so I can be ready to eat.
I am excited to be doing ‘SVU’ – I think there’s a lot of inherent drama and a lot of inherent conflict in procedural shows. I have a lot of respect for police officers and the work that they do. There’s a lot of nobility to depicting what these officers do on a day to day basis.
The centerpiece of ‘Law and Order’ is the crime, and it starts with the writing. There’s a beginning, a middle and an end. It allows the audience to watch any given episode and can drop right in and not feel lost. I think the stark, raw structure has a lot to do with its longevity.
The main difference is, in ‘Cold Case,’ the victim sometimes had been dead for decades – you didn’t have the advantage of being able to interview the victim. You had to piece together the circumstances surrounding the crime from witnesses and other evidence. ‘SVU’ is much more immediate in that you can talk to the victim.
I went to the actual SVU precinct… and got a really good sense of what it was like.
For me, being in front of a camera is a matter of practicing and refining your art. I think, if you’re telling a story worth telling, it’s worth investing the time into developing.
I don’t think there’s a way to replace Stabler. The most I could hope for is to come and try and develop a character who is interesting, who is interesting to me, who is interesting to fans and who could contribute to the storytelling that is ‘Law & Order: SVU.’