Didn't really expect to find myself writing in this group (or reading in it). Fates defied me and I read all these stories.
Are you serious? NOone wants to be the dastardly scheming villain? Uhm. That's gonna be a problem.
Soap operas can't exist without at least one evil...
I want to be the extra.
I'll be the traffic cop in episode 5
The janitor in episode 9
A waiter in episode 15
The guy pretending to waive at a friend, in the background, in the golf court scene of episond 23
Little Tommy's uncle in episode 37
gets to drive Police Car and sleuth and detect. All soaps need a cop.
GOOD SOAP COP: A policeman stopped me and said: "Would you please blow into this bag, sir?" I said: "What for, officer?" He said: "My chips are too hot." ...
Because I am an actor, I offer my services for the role of the fat guy.
But, a clause in my contract will state that I may go off script any time I so desire and that I be allowed creative control.
These are my terms.
I would be the shy supportive one, who has many hidden secrets, and is scared to talk about the problems. The one who wants to help others, but is not sure how to do it. I think that would fit me perfectly...
In this soap I'll be the girl who marries the rich man, moves into his mansion, gives birth to twins, but is told one died. Then, years later, I realize my sister has been raising my child's twin, because she stole her from the hospital. Also, I find out my dad is the...
If there is an opening for a 40-something, 'he's too young and handsome to be taken seriously' University chair, who dispenses nuggets of wisdom (a muse?) alongside his 'lessons' (a gigolo?), I would like to audition for the role.
Hopefully I'd be chairing some...