table read


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table read

A gathering in which cast members of a TV show, film, or play read through a script together, often for the first time. This is usually done in the presence of studio executives, directors, and producers, typically around a table. Honestly, it was such an emotional episode that everyone was crying at the table read.
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Of all the things I myself learned in that first table read, the most important thing was that...
He recalls an early table read at which Moore suggested that a funny line might be better if it came from Valerie Harper's character, Rhoda Morgenstern, instead of from her.
For one thing, there will be a huge social TV push, along with pop-up photo booths around major DMAs and a lottery to watch a table read in Los Angeles.
Packed with previously unseen glossy photos and a witty narrative throughout, this hefty volume is the perfect coffee table read for avid fans and casual viewers alike.
A card on the table read: "We pray for April Jones and her family, heavenly father in your tender mercy, hear our prayers.
With beautiful landscape photography all throughout and plenty of wisdom to ponder, "Everyday Heaven" is a choice, coffee table read that is much recommended for connoisseurs of quality photography.
Notes 1 and 2 of the table read, "Add 0.05 mm [0.0197 in.]." The SI number likely should be 0.00197 in., which is roughly 2 mils, not the 20 mils referenced in the notes.
The latest picture was a recreation of their first-ever table read picture taken ten years back in 2009.
"And then I met Ashley at the table read, and when she walked in, I was like, 'Well, shoot, she's so pretty, she has to be attracted to this guy.
After an emotional final table read, the 21-year-old, who plays 'Sansa Stark' in the show, recalled a 'bittersweet' ending for the fan-favorite epic saga.
At the table read for the episode--that's where we learn everything.
They invited her to his Pasadena production office and a studio built for "Outlander'' in the Scottish town of Cumbernauld, where she sat in on a table read, and filmed a cameo.
The Grand Prize Winner will have a full table read of their screenplay produced by WIFVNE, sponsored in part by Lesley University and directed by a WIFVNE member.
DVD Extras: director, producer and cast commentary, extended version of the film with director, producer and cast commentary, six deleted and extended scenes, Dracula's Lament table read, Line-ORama, A Taste Of Love featurette, gag reel, video chat raw footage, We've Got To Do Something music video, theatrical trailer.