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August on the easy part

August 19th, 2010 at 1:51 pm

“If you’re having a hard time finding a character’s voice, get him talking about something unrelated to the scene at hand.

“Let your hero knock back a beer with his college roommate. Have your corporate spy meet-cute a potential suitor at a ski lodge. Pick situations that couldn’t possibly fit in your actual movie. You just want to get your character talking so that you can eavesdrop….”

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