What’s Inside 284
Actress Alison Araya talks about landing the role of Amber in the HBO Max ‘Peacemaker’ series and her biggest regret while filming the show.
Writer Paul Kupperberg and artist Rick Burchett talk about writing and drawing Peacemaker and Vigilante stories for DC comics back in the 80’s and how crazy it is to see Peacemaker become a mainstream character.
0:00 SEG 1 Actress Alison Araya (https://www.alisonaraya.com/) talks about playing Amber Calcaterra in the HBO Max series ‘Peacemaker’, why she has had so many roles in the superhero universe, creating the character of Amber, the chemistry between her and actor Lenny Jacobson, improving on set, listening to hair metal to get pumped up before her scenes, being an actor while all these streaming services are hungry for content, fanning out when working with Danielle Brooks, and absorbing as much knowledge as she can while on set.
13:38 SEG 2 Actress Alison Araya (https://twitter.com/LaAlison_Araya_) talks about auditioning for her role on ‘Peacemaker’, whether she likes waiting week to week for new episodes to debut, being recognized in public, her favorite roles so far, being humbled by all the love for ‘Peacemaker’, James Gunn’s eye for detail, and missing out on being in the opening credits dance sequence.
25:47 SEG 3 Writer Paul Kupperberg (https://www.paulkupperberg.com/) and artist Rick Burchett (https://www.facebook.com/rick.burchett.98) talk about working on Vigilante together, being recognized by James Gunn, avoiding comic book tropes, and whether Vigilante should be compared to Punisher.
45:33 SEG 4 Writer Paul Kupperberg (https://twitter.com/PaulKupperberg) and artist Rick Burchett talk about what’s surprised them the most about the ‘Peacemaker’ series.
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