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Shiny's SD ComicCon Report

POSTED BY: SHINY
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 21, 2005 20:06
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Sunday, July 25, 2004 3:25 AM

SHINY


SPOILER WARNING!!! Some of the posts below contain mild to moderate spoilers based on the trailer shown at the San Diego Comic Convention!


OK, so there's really nothing to report yet other than I had set my alarm for 5am but woke at 4:30 because how could I sleep? I'm gonna see the BDHs today!!! I'm @ SFO now waiting for my flight to leave and I just wanted to log on and see if I can post from this fancy Palm handheld computer-type-thingy. Someone respond to this so I know if it worked...

"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 3:31 AM

SPACEMONKEY


it worked! =-) Hope to see you there. it's 6:23 am now, i'll be on my way shortly also bahahahahahahaha!!


-Tanviper

AKA: Ladyhumper from the OB

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 3:40 AM

TRASK43


Jealous of you guys, cant wait to read all the reports.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 4:11 AM

POTHER


It worked. Enjoy, and thank-you for being eye-and-ears for those of us who can't be there.!

And for those of you around the world, its now about 10:00 AM EasternTime, that's 7:00 AM PacificTime in SanDiego, on July 25th 2004.

6 more hours to go. I sure hope they get a bigger crowd than the StarWars announcement did.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 4:16 AM

RAWDEAL


I just gotta know: What model of Palm have you got, beig a Palm user myself.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 4:23 AM

RIVERGIRL


Quote:

Originally posted by Shiny:
OK, so there's really nothing to report yet other than I had set my alarm for 5am but woke at 4:30 because how could I sleep? I'm gonna see the BDHs today!!! I'm @ SFO now waiting for my flight to leave and I just wanted to log on and see if I can post from this fancy Palm handheld computer-type-thingy. Someone respond to this so I know if it worked...

"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)



Indeed it worked--looking forward to any and all reports
wearing my blue sun shirt today even if I am on the other coast
go East-young JOSS-go East!!!!!

Also, I can kill you with my brain.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 8:05 AM

KINGOFKOINS


I almost got to go, but it didn't work out.

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It's sickening how comforting the privacy of the mind can be.
"Bible's broken; contradictions, false logistics. Doesn't make sense." - River
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Sunday, July 25, 2004 8:41 AM

SHINY


Met up with DVDGuy Jeremy near the front of the line to get into the room, after having plastered the popular freebies table with 11th Hour's great flyers. Grumpy's Jayne hat and the Serenity patches (from Gwen) soon attracted a modest group of fellow browncoats. We made it into the center/front (3-5 rows back) and are now sitting through a 'riding the bullet' panel. It says something of my fellow browncoats' dedication that they are all willing to sit through 2 and 1/2 hours of stuff like The Seed of Chucky just to have a good seat when our BDHs show up.

More soon...

"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 9:12 AM

NEROLI


Awesome, at least there are Browncoats there to give those of us that could not attend a taste of what's going on...deeply appreciated. You all are the best!



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Sunday, July 25, 2004 10:17 AM

KINGOFKOINS


For the love of cheese, I hope the Serenity teaser footage somehow makes it online after today.
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It's sickening how comforting the privacy of the mind can be.
"Bible's broken; contradictions, false logistics. Doesn't make sense." - River
http://stripe.filetap.com

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 10:25 AM

ARODIN


This thread is a kindness. I'm anxiously awaiting reports...

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 11:09 AM

GRAKSTAR


Quote:

Originally posted by Arodin:
This thread is a kindness. I'm anxiously awaiting reports...



Me too!!!!

G xx

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 11:43 AM

SHINY


Just a quick update:
ROOM WAS PACKED! (other panels 1/4 full - 1/3 max)
Not much real news but it was great to see the crew all in one place
TRAILER WAS AWESOME! (they showed it twice once @ the beginning, once @ the end)
| was SECOND in line for the right hand Q&A microphone, then they announced they would ONLY use the LEFT hand Q&A microphone!!! By the time we got across to the other side of the hall I was far enough back that when Q&A ended I WAS ONE PERSON AWAY FROM THE MIC!!! =(
The autograph line was full by 11am so MOH and I are watching the unaired (and unleaked) Wonderfall eps. =)



"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 11:50 AM

MISGUIDED BY VOICES


Quote:

Originally posted by Shiny:
Just a quick update:
ROOM WAS PACKED! (other panels 1/4 full - 1/3 max)
Not much real news but it was great to see the crew all in one place
TRAILER WAS AWESOME! (they showed it twice once @ the beginning, once @ the end)



Hope you burned every frame of the trailer to memory for a description when you get the chance!

Cheers for the update

"I threw up on your bed"

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 12:10 PM

ROWAN


Shiny Thank you SOOOOOOO much for these updates I don't feel so left out! It's so kind of you to do this! I'm so sorry you didn't get to ask your question that sounds so unfair that you came so close twice like that! ((((((Shiny))))))

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 12:41 PM

ILLBEINMYBUNK


the trailer! the trailer! what was in the trailer?!!?

when you get a chance

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 12:48 PM

RIVERGIRL


Quote:

Originally posted by illbeinmybunk:
the trailer! the trailer! what was in the trailer?!!?

when you get a chance



like maybe as soon as you start to breathe again

we are so anxious to hear everything

Also, I can kill you with my brain.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 12:52 PM

NEROLI


Never knew it was possible to feel so much envy and joy over others good fortune at the same time.

Thanks so much for the reports Shiny...did they at least let you get some pics during the Q&A?

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 1:49 PM

SPACEMONKEY


I JUST got back from the San Diego Comic Con, where Joss and the whole cast of Firefly showed us the very first look at the new movie.

WOW and OH MY GOD are the words that come to mind!!

I have a million things to say, so I KNOW I'm going to miss or mess up some stuff. Any fellow brown coats that where there, please add to this or correct anything I goof up.

This review contains SPOILERS of the movie, so please read at your own risk.

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1) I remember the crew robbing a bank. They walk in, and Mal says something like I don’t want to see any guns, or there will be some violence. The next scene and older man comes out from behind a desk (I think) with a shotgun, and Mal spins around and pulls his gun on him. There is a part where Zoë shoots out a TV camera, and when Mal and Zoë open the safe, Zoë makes a comment on how they can retire from all the crime stuff now. (I think she was being funny, there wasn't a lot of money there)

2) A scene where River is screaming, some gizmo on her head (She looks to have been caught by the alliance. (Like we didn’t know that was going to happen!)

3) A gun fight scene where a Reaver (I belive...moved a little fast) looks to grab at someone, and Mal shoots it.

4) A case outside on the hovercraft, guns being fired

5) River up on a ceiling, hold on with 1 hand to a something (knife maybe) while here legs and other arm support her up there. VERY cool looking pose as she looks to be out of breath and was bleeding from her head

6) a shot of Serenity flying from right to left , pink lasers firing at her, and then the unfocused zoom moves to the right to see a ship firing again.

7) Several quick shots of Inra in a building (the academy perhaps) a black gentleman walks up to her. If they where talking, it wasn’t in the trailer

8) A man shots at river, a scene where she falls down. I'm not sure if she was hit, I didn't see any blood.

9) A shot while rivers on the ground, arms spread out. She looks scared and she says "REAVERS!"

10) a scene where a ships rises into view, followed by a shot of what looked to me Simon and river coming out of a vent, or window.

11) a shot of wash on the bridge, saying something like this might be a bumpy ride, or this is going to be a bumpy ride,..something like that. I notice something different about the Bridge, but can't put a finger on it. The shot went by fast. I THINK it was the extra monitors Alan talked about in a interview a week or to back.

I know I've missed some stuff, please anyone that was there add to this! These scenes are out of order. I just typed them as I remembered them.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:05 PM

JOSSTHERAPY


WOW!Thank you so much for the report! Sounds like you had a great time.



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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:05 PM

TRASK43


Great reports so far, cant wait to see the trailer.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:05 PM

SUCCATASH



Wow, that all sounds so great. I'm crossing my fingers, but deep down I KNOW that Serenity will be a major hit.




"Gott kann dich nicht vor mir beschuetzen, weil ich nicht boese bin."

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:06 PM

KARENKAY99


thank you for the movie highlights!! what did our bdh's have to say? how did they look? did you get pictures?
more please!!
do i sound needy?
just keep posting as you think of anything new and thank you!!

"They say the snow on the roof is too heavy. They say the ceiling will cave in. His brains are in terrible danger."

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:07 PM

NOOCYTE


Thanks so much for the description!!

Did you notice any apparent changes to Serenity herself?

Keep flyin'! (and posting!!)



Department of Redundancy Department

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:18 PM

SPACEMONKEY


yes, the shot where Wash said something like "this is going to be a bumpy ride, the Bridge looked a LITTLE different. The shot went by fast, so I couldn't tell you what. Maybe it was the 3 extra monitors he said where installed in one of his interviews. Other then that, I didn't get to see a whole lot of it. (not that I noticed anyway)

She still looks great!!

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:21 PM

SPACEMONKEY



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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:23 PM

SPACEMONKEY


Our BDH's ALL looked GREAT!!! Gina looked STUNNING, and Nat was as funny as ever.

I'm writing a report on the A&Q session now, so look for that in a little while.

You can tell this cast loves each other, and are true friends.

Yes, I got a ton of pictures!! not sure how to send them up however!!! None of them came out very good however!! =-(

MUCH MORE TO COME LATER TODAY, EARLY TOMMOROW!!

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 2:32 PM

RIVERGIRL




Yes, I got a ton of pictures!! not sure how to send them up however!!! None of them came out very good however!! =-(

MUCH MORE TO COME LATER TODAY, EARLY TOMMOROW!!


need we say we will take what we can get
thanks for the everything you can get to us

Also, I can kill you with my brain.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 5:15 PM

LEXIBLOCK


Why do some people call her Zoë? Its never been written that way in the scripts or on the official site?

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 5:21 PM

ILLBEINMYBUNK


Ah! This is so great. Reading the description makes me want to scream. Hope we get to see some footage. The next 271 days are going to be the longest 271 days of my life. Until of course the 271 days till the next film. This is all so shiny!

"You want to go little man?"
"Only if it's somewhere with candlelight"

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 5:50 PM

NEROLI


Wonderful Spacemonkey!! Thanks for the report and I have to echo the others sentiments here, we will take anything we can get!

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:02 PM

G1223


Oh sweet Jesus the trailer was so cool. Assuming that it all comes toghere like it appears in the trailer we are going to kick "Revenge of the No doze" in the butt next spring.

TANSTAAFL

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:09 PM

RAWDEAL


I didnt read any of the spoiles, but thank you for making it possible for us to get a sneakpreview of the BDM

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:19 PM

SHINY


Sorry, I tried to post this earlier but got some wierd Microsoft OLE DB or some other technicaly goobledygook error. I did post this on the OB, but I'll repeat it here:

Just sitting in the airport waiting for my plane to board and thought I'd jot down a few things that stuck in my brain:

TRAILER:

Select to view spoiler:



• River stretched out bracing herself against both walls at the ceiling of a hallway(?) a la Jackie Chan
• River w/ a big metal uncomfortable-looking syringe-like brain probe stuck in her forehead
• LASER BEAMS! (I think it was only the ship following Serenity that shot a laser, but others thought they saw Serenity return fire w/ a laser
• A Companion Yoga Class?
• Trailer moved to quickly to distinguish any differences either int or ext to Serenity



PANEL:
• HUGE, ENORMOUS, MINUTES-LONG STANDING OVATION for Joss when he walked on stage. He seemed genuinely touched as well as surprised by the size of the audience, as did many of the cast. A few, including Adam and I think Nathan, took some pictures of the audience.
• Almost all of the Q's directed to Joss, 1 hr was WAY too short (I don't even think it was quite 1 hr)
• Joss is very clearly focused on the possibility of movie sequels as opposed to a return to TV
• Nate called Adam Stinky Pants or something similar (in reference to some kind of Burritto incident)
• Adam makes Morena cry and storm off stage. Joss reprimands Adam.
• Joss is Adam's hero
• Adam was wearing Lux's T-shirt
• The thing Summer likes best about playing River is that she can go barefoot so often. (apparently Summer doesn't like to wear shoes)
• Sean tells Summer he loves her
• 'The Flying Tams' (Sean's joke)
• Lisa Lasek (the editor) and Loni (from Zoic, who do the CGI) were nowhere to be found. Don't know why.
• Joss said the movie would not delve into the Blue Sun mystery, but there would as mentioned elsewhere be Reavers.
• Universal execs were in the audience; I think I saw some of them being escorted in from behind the curtains in the front left of the hall. I can only imagine that the amazing explosive reaction of the PACKED room to Joss and the cast and the trailer must have helped convince them what a valuable franchise they have on their hands. Can you say trilogy? :)

Regarding the WONDERFALLS PANEL:
• It sounded like the Wonderfalls DVD is a done deal, or close to it. Not sure if this is news, since I haven't followed this closely but I thought I'd share it in case it was.
• Tim (or someone else on his panel) said the main reason Wonderfalls was cancelled was that the president of Fox decided to try making Fox more 'mainstream'.

Finally, by far the funniest thing of the day was when during a question about Charisma Carpenter, Joss said (I think he already mentioned this before somewhere) that Jayne could be considered something of a "Cordy"-like character. Just as Joss is about to ask for the next fan question, Adam turns to Nathan and says, "who is Charisma Carpenter?". Nate leans conspiratorially into Adam and makes the curvy-hourglass-shape in the air with his hands, then after the audience laughter subides, he leans back into Adam and mimes opening a playboy centerfold for him to see. The entire audience (and Joss!) just about died laughing.


"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:21 PM

SHINY


Oh, and just so no one gets worried, Morena was just pretending to cry and storm off. Earlier, when Joss asked each of the cast members to say what they liked the best about their character, Morena said it was cool how smart Inara was, how she could do anything, and how every day she learned more things Inara could do that she (Morena) couldn't. I think someone else may have later made a joke about Inara being much smarter than Morena.
Then one of the fans praised Adam for doing such a good job playing a "dumb" character (Jayne) with some depth, without it being a caricature (sp?) -- Adam said something like it's easier to be smart and play dumb than be dumb and play smart. That's when the rest of the cast looked and laughed at Morena, and she pretended to cry and storm off. It's not entirely clear if Adam actually intended to make fun of Morena there, he certainly claimed he was just talking about his own intelligence with that comment when Joss came over to 'yell' at him.



"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:27 PM

DEADLYFOE


When I saw the serenity trailer today at Comic-Con I teared-up. Is it normal for a 28 year old male to have hot flashes? It seems silly to me that I have invested so much emotion in a TV show, but seeing the trailer and the cast today was a truly awesome experience.
I know I can't do a great job describing the trailer, but I will mention a few things that stand out. First off, it was amazing, the movie isn't even finished, and it was just something they "threw together" for the convention, but it was incredible and made me even more fired up for the movie than I already was. In brief glimpses of Serenity I noticed the "wider hallways to accomidate better acting" that I think Alan mentioned in an interview. River was featured heavily in the trailer and it looks like she will have a very active role in the movie(yay!).
Seeing all the crew together was awesome. I must mention, I was really struck by just how gorram attractive these people(ladies and gents both) are in person, Serenity definitely has the best looking crew in the 'verse. During the question and answer all of the cast were very funny and charismatic, and I ended up loving them all even more than I already did. I felt a little bad for Morena who was taking more than her share of ribbing, but Joss was quick to prevent her from storming off the stage.
Though seeing the trailer and the crew was amazing for me, being surrounded by other fans really took the experience to a whole new level for me. It was so great to be in a room packed full of people who were as excited as I was, it was a truly special moment. So let me say thanks to all the Browncoats who came out today, and thanks to everyone who fell in love with the show and has been fighting from the beginning to keep Serenity flying, you are the reason I will be in the theater next April weeping tears of joy as I watch the Big Damn Movie.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:31 PM

LOWFUEL


Hey Shiny, I was wondering - I didnt know that Zoe's real life husband is Lawrence Fishburn, and I could have sworn that it was him walking up the stairs to Inara during the trailer. Did anyone else think that?
Would be a cool cameo if so. :)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:34 PM

RIVERGIRL


Quote:

River was featured heavily in the trailer and it looks like she will have a very active role in the movie(yay!).
Seeing all the crew together was awesome>>

thanks for all the reports



Also, I can kill you with my brain.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:42 PM

SHINY


I doubt it was Laurence, I think we would have heard of that before. It only flashed on the screen for a second (it was during the Companion "Yoga Class", right?). I suspect it was Chiwetel Ejiofor: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0252230/

"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:54 PM

SPACEMONKEY


hmm..no..it's my spell checker!! =-)

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:59 PM

JOSSTHERAPY


I feel like I was at the convention myself, with all these wonderful reports!

I don't know what I love most about FF... Joss, the cast, the story or my fellow fans. It's all just one great big ball o' goodness.

Thanks again to all who are sharing their experiences. I'm sitting here with a big ole goofy grin on my face.




Mutant Goddess- Obsessed. Vocal. Organized.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 6:59 PM

SUCCATASH



Others sources I've heard say Morena got her feelings hurt and Joss really did stop her from leaving.

I wonder what really happened. I wasn't there.




"Gott kann dich nicht vor mir beschuetzen, weil ich nicht boese bin."

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:05 PM

LOWFUEL


I was sitting pretty close and dont think there were any feelings hurt, everyone up there was laughing an d smiling, it was just a running joke.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:07 PM

LOWFUEL


Quote:

Originally posted by Shiny:
I doubt it was Laurence, I think we would have heard of that before. It only flashed on the screen for a second (it was during the Companion "Yoga Class", right?). I suspect it was Chiwetel Ejiofor: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0252230/

"I left my heart in Seren-ity Val-ley..." <-- the farthest I've ever gotten in writing filk. ;)



Ah, yeah I think you're right. It was too quick to really get a good look and I was adding to that my new found knowledge of Zoe. :D

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:22 PM

NEROLI


So many wonderful reports, and pics, almost as good as being there!

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:36 PM

KHAZARA


a little story of today from my point of view, for those who couldn't be in attendance... Ahh what a great time, to see all 9 castmembers and Joss on stage together. Absolutely thrilling. There were a couple people towards my right in the auditorium that had yellow and orange wool caps like Jayne's. Also saw a few people in Firefly gear, and also a Blue Sun logo t-shirt.

I was really disappointed that we couldn't get in the autograph line right after the panel (the panel was 1-2, and autos were set for 2-3pm). Seems that if we wanted autos, we actually had to be in line for the autos *INSTEAD* of being in the auditorium listening to the gang on stage. Oh well, I hung around until after the autograph panel ended and caught the gang as they left, had a quick exchange with Nathan Fillion (I said, "good luck with the movie, guys! and Nathan turned around, grinned widely and nodded at me in a 'thank you' way as he was leaving). Also Alan Tudyk, after leaving, had to come by me to collect his bag that he had left at the autograph tables. I walked 'near' the cast & security down to another meeting room, their "green room" I guess, but was not able to really get any pics or have any convo's during this time. Was a thrill though! Was really hoping to get all 10 sigs on my DVDs though. That woulda been very very shiny. Oh well, I've got my digital pics and video from teh event :) Keep flyin', Serenity!!

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 7:43 PM

EMBASSY


I was there too, with Mrs. Embassy and LEEH and particular friend Russ and two of my kids. Great seats, packed hall, that's all been said.

I have some impressions for what it's worth.

Far too many of the questions from audience members were Buffy and Angel related. I love the Buffyverse as much as the next fan, but i was there for Firefly. Joss actually had to ask the more interesting questions of the cast himself. Maybe it's like this normally but the LA Comic Thing in December was, in my view, much more fun.

Autograph line was largely taken up by fans who actually skipped the panel for spots in the queue.

The BDM appears to feature River in a much more 'active' role. We're not talking waiflike victim river here. We're talking competent Objects in Space and then some River. River is part of the crew, was the vibe I got.

The costumes were fantastic. Really amazing stuff. Shawna Trpcic' work on the series was great, but whether she's doing it or someone else at Universal, it's at a whole new level.

The mule is a hovercrafty thing like the doofer in Heart of Gold now. Guess they needed a new one after War Stories.

The teaser was cut by marketing people at Universal, especially for this event.

Most excellent in every way.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 8:55 PM

MRSEMBASSY


OK, I've gotta say, this was not nearly as much fun as the LA con in December ... the presentation was much too short (50 minutes) and the cast members hardly had a chance to say anything! It was great to see the clips from the movie, though. They showed the short trailer twice, and it looked even better the second time. The costumes are awesome and the ship looks great! River looks like she plays a major role in the film.

I was sorry that I didn't check the boards to meet up with more Browncoats at the con - It seemed to us that much of the audience had never heard of Firefly, and they lined up to ask questions of Joss Whedon that had nothing to do with the show or movie (which left the 9 cast members sitting there twiddling thumbs while Joss talked).

Our high point came 15 minutes before the panel, when two of my kids and I ran into Joss coming off the escalator. We just said hi and told him he was the reason we were there today, and that we were really looking forward to seeing the footage. He was very nice (and really laid back, and seemed relieved that we didn't ask him for an autograph - got that last time!)

Best lines: Someone asked each cast member what they liked most about their characters -

Gina said "My gun. It's a very sexy gun." Oh, and she really likes her pants because they're spandex and they let her MOVE! LOL

Alan said, "I like the fact that Wash - well, and the Shepherd, too - is the voice against violence. He's the one that'll say 'Hey, do we really have to shoot people here?'" and Gina put her arm around him and said, "That's because you have me to protect you, dear."

Sean said it was NOT his pants - they are not spandex and they're very tight and uncomfortable. Someone yelled out "Dr. Tightpants!" Then he said what he really liked about Simon was how devoted he was to his sister. (Everyone said "Awwwwww!!!") then he turned to Summer and said "I love you, Summer!" (in a very melodramatic tone).

Sean also mentioned at one point that he and Summer were considering a job in the circus as "The Flying Tams".

Summer said she loved the fact that River got to go barefoot because she hates wearing shoes.

Nathan gave a long and moving speech that went something like - "I love that the one thing you can rely on about Malcolm Reynolds, is that in whatever situation, however dangerous it is, whatever he has to risk, or whenever he has to fight, to stand up for his people, you know that he'll always have the legs of a dancer." It was SO FUNNY - people were just screaming. He really is a cut up.

Someone asked Joss if it was hard to write lines for Jayne - and asked Adam if it was hard to play him - because he was so stupid. HA! Adam grabbed the mike and said "Well, it's harder to be stupid and play smart than the other way." And gazed meaningfully at the other cast members, especially Morena (who feigned crying and walked offstage). Joss walked over and stood right over Adam glaring at him. It was really hilarious!

Unfortunately the autograph line was way too long to wait in, so we just did a quick visit to the dealer's room and then headed home. Definitely worth the 3.5 hour drive, though!

Hope to see more of you at another shindig soon!



-Mrs. Embassy

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 9:40 PM

HAUFEL


Quote:

Originally posted by Succatash:

Others sources I've heard say Morena got her feelings hurt and Joss really did stop her from leaving.

I wonder what really happened. I wasn't there.



I was. Up close. It was all in fun. If you have any doubts, take a look at JUSTDAVID's pictures he just posted. Pictures 27-30 are Morena just after she "stormed off" and was "consoled" by Joss. Off camera, Joss is standing over Adam and glaring at him.

http://www.fireflyfans.net/thread.asp?b=2&t=6411

Yeah, and if wishes were horses we'd all be eatin' steak.

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Sunday, July 25, 2004 10:09 PM

POLGARA


Hi there!!
I'm here to give you a quick report of my comic-con experience!

I arrived at the Comic-Con on Thursday, the only firefly-related thing that happenned between Thursday and Sunday was the very cool appearance of my favorite actor Jonathan Woodward (Tracey in "The Message") He is the coolest person ever!! He was there on Thursday and Friday, so I saw him both days, he was amazing!
Now lets skip to Sunday (Firefly day!)
I woke up at 10:00 because my brother had a panel he wanted to attend, I waited for a couple of hours and headed straight to Room 20 (where the panel was being held) and got two great places (for me and my brother) I went through other panels (Chucky, Shaun of the Dead) but it was worth the wait!! They announced Joss Whedon (the room was packed) and he came out and said "I've got something to show you" the lights went off and suddenly a SERENITY TRAILER appears on the screens!!!!! I was about to have a heart attack!! (Read description on previous posts) then after the trailer he announced the cast! and all our BDHs came out! there was a little question session where you could stand up and ask your question out loud, and right now I dont remember what people asked (But surely someone will post a transcript) but what I do remember is that the cast was joking around A LOT, there was this hilarious joke that made Joss hug Morena, it was about stupid actors playing smart characters and viceversa, and I cant find a way to tell it to you so that you'll fully get it, but if a transcript comes up, you'll get it! Anyway, the panel ended with another screening of the SPECTACULAR trailer, what can I say about the trailer?....well the characters look so cool (Mal has this new hairdo going on) it definetely looks higher-quality than the series (I dont know how to describe this, but its colorful and BIG, so weird!) and I noticed that there was A LOT of River in the trailer! It was so cool!
After the panel there was a signing, but it was full (since before the panel...I guess) and there were a lot of Browncoats that just didnt get the chance to meet and greet our BDHs (One of them being me) but the smart ones (once again..one of them being me..hehehe) took pictures and waved from far away, and the REALLY REALLY smart ones (a few of us...including me..hehehehe) waited in the terrace for their departure! So I'll tell you my version of what happenned, I went out to the terrace were they were supposed to come out and suddenly I see Loni and George (from Zoic Studios, the visual effects) so I said hi to them, I didnt have a marker so I didnt ask for autographs, suddenly they open the doors and Nathan comes out I wave to him and say hi, three seconds after Nathan, Summer, Jewel and Sean came out I said hi, took pictures etc. and after them comes Adam, Alan, Ron and Joss, the same with them, I followed them and found than Alan was all the way at the back (IN FRONT OF ME!!!) so I gave Alan a picture that I was saving for him to autograph, but the security guards told me "NO AUTOGRAPHS!" so I told him to keep it since it was a very cool picture (the one that Adam took where he has the sunglasses on) He was happy! Finally I yelled "Goodbye!" and I saw Adam taking some pictures with fans (How cool is THAT) and well that was it! The only ones I missed were Morena and Gina but I had seen them when they were signing and Gina had smiled back at me. So I am very very happy that I was there! The only thing I'd like to add is that Joss or someone gave out some Alliance money (like some giant dollars) to some of the fans that were in the signing!! Did anyone get these? If so...share some scans, pleaaaseeee!
Also I saw a lot of browncoats there! and gave out some of my home-made buttons (did anyone here get some??)

Bye and Keep Flyin'

polgara

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