Michael Shanks Quotes.
It was nice, though, to have the long term benefit to be able to pare away those things and eventually make the character my own and put my own unique stamp.
I think that you can take things personally or get hurt feelings as a result of something not working out just because your psyche said it should or you deserve it, or whatever it is.
I think the writing on the wall is definitely there this year that this is probably our last year.
I was doing Hamlet in the off-season, and I had a specific idea in my mind about what I wanted that character to look like, and because it’s going to lead into the next year, I knew that it was going to have to be established somewhere in the show.
With network shows, writers can be so protective of every syllable.
I gravitate towards anything that has a grain of comedy to it.
So already, you go from not having a job and thinking you’re going to get fired after the pilot, to knowing that you’ve got a guaranteed job for 4 years.
It’s fun to play the character and then watch him later.
I find directing more satisfying.
My brother had boxes of comic books. He was really the collector.
It’s absolutely true that it’s almost impossible to play a character without having any affection for him.
You know, if it doesn’t work, we can always cut it.
By the end of last year we solved a lot of threads, and it’s really good for this new way we’re taking the show to really have these new people and these new energies, frankly.