Saturday, November 7, 2009

Props to Gough

For fans of FlashForward, the ABC TV series based on my novel of the same name, a historical note on Agent Al Gough (played wonderfully by Lee Thompson Young), who had the big story line this past week (in "The Gift").

In the actual TV series, he should be credited as the character who, in the story, coined the term "flashforward" for the event. There was a scene filmed for the pilot ("No More Good Days") in which Agent Janis Hawk (the amazing Christine Woods) appeared to coin the term (and that part of the scene was used in some of the promos), but her line was cut from the pilot as aired, so the credit for coining the term in-universe goes to Gough, who first uses it when discussing Fiona Banks with Demetri and Mark.

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At November 07, 2009 1:08 PM , OpenID 6p00d834523c1e69e2 said...

I'd comment but I'm still sobbing.

Any acting props for that kangaroo that keeps showing up?

At November 07, 2009 2:24 PM , Blogger Dwight Williams said...

*stands in silent respect...*

At November 07, 2009 5:55 PM , Blogger Jonathan Ball said...

Let's not forget Callum Keith Rennie, a great Canadian lad who offers a great performance in the episode.

At November 07, 2009 10:17 PM , Blogger Dwight Williams said...

Forget Mr. Rennie?


Been enjoying his work from Due South through Da Vinci to get the idea. :)


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