Tagged under:2005, Interview
Posted on 14 June 2005

Morena Baccarin on How Her Character Changes from “Firefly” to “Serenity:” “She’s still Inara; she’s still the character that Joss [Whedon] wrote. But the entire crew is like in a completely different situation. The stories are totally new and there’s definitely been a shift in who Inara is. She’s been going through a lot. It doesn’t really go back in time. It just sort of picks up where the series

Tagged under:2005, Interview
Posted on 23 March 2005

Rebecca Moscowitz, a struggling young actor, stands onstage, reciting a carefully memorized monologue. As she goes through her audition, voices talk over her, evaluating her suitability for the part. After a few lines, she is interrupted: “Excuse me, Miss, how tall are you?” About 5-foot-8, she responds, puzzled. “Really? Hmmm. Okay, all right, thank you.” As Rebecca slinks offstage, one of the unseen auditioners mutters, “She just looks too damn

Tagged under:2004, Transcript
Posted on 1 November 2004

Following their hugely successful appearance at the Starfury event Fusion in May 2004 Summer and Nathan Fillion appeared that October (over the Halloween weekend) at the Starfury event The White Room. Whilst a convention for fans of the TV series Angel, Summer and Nathan (who was a surprise guest) once again absolutely stole the show. They were joined by Morena Baccarin in her first UK convention appearance. Their group talk

Tagged under:2002, Interview
Posted on 18 December 2002

WHO IS SHE?: Brazilian-Italian beauty Morena Baccarin, the 23-year-old New Yorker (by way of Rio de Janeiro), catches eyes as Inara, a revered sex worker on Fox TV’s acclaimed new “space Western” Firefly, set 800 years in the future. The daughter of a South American stage and TV actress, Morena moved with her family to Greenwich Village when she was 10 and later attended LaGuardia High School for the Performing

Tagged under:2002, Interview
Posted on 1 December 2002

It’s been a tough season for Joss Whedon when it comes to his new sci-fi series Firefly. While the series is blooming creatively, the enemy has been the anemic ratings that have threatened the show since it premiered. Firefly has battled baseball and the Death Slot, that nasty timeslot that some series have to try to survive in on Fridays at 8 p.m. Despite it all, Firefly has held on,

Tagged under:2002, Interview
Posted on 18 September 2002

Can you tell me a little bit about your role in “Firefly?” I play a companion. This is in a time when prostitution is legal. There are not so many taboos to it. She’s very classy, more along the lines of a geisha. She’s very trained in the arts, in languages and the instruments – she can swordfight and everything. It’s just incredible. She’s a great character. I learn things